Photo Contest Winners for 2015 Calendar

Photo Contest Winners for 2015 Calendar

The Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Adventure Travel photo contest is an annual event for travellers to showcase their best photographs from their travels around the world. These are the 9th Annual contest winners. The next Calendar contest is on now - enter to win!

Check out this years fantastic prizes from Compass Expeditions, Progressive Suspension and Global Rescue!

Photo by Craig Wessner, Canada; Riding a floating bridge across Song Ba Ren River, Vietnam, on a Soviet Minsk.

Grand Prize 2013 Winner (and Cover) - by Craig Wessner, Canada; Riding a floating bridge across Song Ba Ren River, Vietnam, on a Soviet Minsk. Craig wins the Compass Expeditions 9 day tour of Chile and Argentina valued at almost $4,000!

Photo by Alexandre Eggermont, Belgium; Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia), on a Honda AX-1.

First Prize 2013 Winner (February) - by Alexandre Eggermont, Belgium; Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia), on a Honda AX-1. Alexandre wins the Progressive Suspension Makeover prize valued at $650!

Photo by David Kyle, Ireland; of some GS riders in Canyon del Pato, Peru.

Second Prize 2013 Winner (May) - Photo by David Kyle, Ireland; of some GS riders in Canyon del Pato, Peru. David wins an Individual Annual Medical & Security Membership from Global Rescue, value of $655

Other Winners (Free calendar plus HU Gold Membership, and share in the 2015 calendar profits)

Photo by Abi Coates, of Tiffany Coates, UK; Avenue de Baobabs, Madagascar, Suzuki DR350.

January - Photo by Abi Coates, of Tiffany Coates, UK; Avenue de Baobabs, Madagascar, Suzuki DR350

Photo by Ellen Delis, New Zealand; of Andi Delis Riding KTM 950 SE In Canyon At Tomas In Paisa Jistica, Peru.

March - by Ellen Delis, New Zealand; of Andi Delis Riding KTM 950 SE In Canyon At Tomas In Paisa Jistica, Peru

Photo by Seb Leeson, Belgium; of Kim Leeson. Tire changing with an audience in Mongolia on our ex-USSR tour 2013. Suzuki DRZ400E.

April - by Seb Leeson, Belgium; of Kim Van Aerde. Tire changing with an audience in Mongolia on our ex-USSR tour. Suzuki DRZ400E.

Photo by Benoit & Angela Martin, Canada; Our bike, National Park Huascarán Peru, taking a rest, trip Canada to Ushuaia, BMW GS R1150 Adv.

June - by Benoit & Angela Martin, Canada; Our bike taking a rest, National Park Huascarán Peru, Canada to Ushuaia, BMW GS 1150 Adv

Photo by Maximilian Volders, of Marianne De Leeuw, Belgium; meet and greet with an elephant in South Thailand, on our 3 year honeymoon trip, KTM 950 Adventure.

July - by Maximilian Volders, of Marianne De Leeuw, Belgium; meet and greet with an elephant in South Thailand, on our 3 year honeymoon trip, KTM 950 Adventure.

Photo by Ellen Delis, New Zealand; of Andi Delis Riding KTM 950 SE On The Peninsula At Playa Paracas, Peru.

August - by Ellen Delis, New Zealand; of Andi Delis Riding KTM 950 SE On The Peninsula At Playa Paracas, Peru

Photo by Brian Gohery, UK; of Andy Vela & his trusty Suzuki DR650 'testing the waters' on the road to San Vincente, southern Bolivia, in search of Butch & Sundance's last stand.

September - by Brian Gohery, UK; of Andy Vela & his trusty Suzuki DR650 'testing the waters' on the road to San Vincente, southern Bolivia, in search of Butch & Sundance's last stand

Photo by Anton Stadler, Deutschland, on the Way, Kirgistan 2012, BMW 1150 GS.

October - by Anton Stadler, Deutschland, on the Way, Kirgistan, BMW 1150 GS

Photo by Claudia Sabel, of Werner Steffens Germany, riding the mud on the BR 319 from Porto Vehlo to Manaus Brasil, on our SA trip,  R100GS.

November - by Claudia Sabel, of Werner Steffens Germany, riding the mud on the BR 319 from Porto Vehlo to Manaus Brasil, on our SA trip, R100GS

Photo by Oscar Papayaco, Mexico; of the Adventuress (my bike), Coyote Beach just 70 kms to end my RTW on two wheels, F800GS.

December - by Oscar Ayala (Papayaco), Mexico; of the Adventuress (my bike), Coyote Beach just 70 kms to the end of my RTW, F800GS

Honorable Mention (Receives free 2015 Calendar plus HU Gold Membership)

Photo by Stephen Hogg, New Zealand; Camping in the Mojave Desert after a long day of towing. Alaska to Honduras on 2 Bajaj Chetak scooters.

Photo by Stephen Hogg, New Zealand; Camping in the Mojave Desert after a long day of towing. Alaska to Honduras on 2 Bajaj Chetak scooters.


2013 Contest Prizes

Grand Prize is a South America Tour with Compass Expeditions!

Compass Expeditions - trips of a lifetime!

Dec 2014 to Jan 2015 - This wonderful 9 day tour by Compass Expeditions explores the scenic wonderland of the famous Chilean Lakes District, the frontier lands of Chiloe Island and the epic riding experienced as you cross the Andes and ride into Argentina. As with all Compass Expeditions rides the lucky winner will be aboard a BMW F650GS Twin. Approximate Value at time of writing: $3990. You are responsible for your transport to the start point of the Tour. Airfares and transport are NOT included.

First Prize is a Progressive Suspension Makeover, approx value US$650.
(The shock is available for popular models only, not all. Winner is responsible for any customs and duties payable. Progressive Suspension is awarded rights to use the Photo in promotion and advertising).

PSi - 465 Series Shock

The new Progressive Suspension PSi - 465 Series Shock

NEW! Second Prize is an Individual Annual Medical & Security Membership (up to 45 days per trip) from Global Rescue, value of $655. Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!

ALSO: The best 13 photos will be used in the calendar, and those photographers will share equally in half the proceeds. All Winners will also get a free calendar, and 1 year Gold Member status on the HUBB! Your photos could also be in an HU DVD or on the website!


2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012's Photo Contests were very popular, with hundreds of entries. The winning photos go into the HU Calendar, and the calendars have proved to be very popular too! Photos from previous years will continue to be available in 2013 and beyond calendars in case you really like the photos from a particular year.

 



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Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!

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