27 October 2022

  • Natasha Radwan and Teammate Jonathan Gunsur from Los Angeles, California – win the Classic V8 Trophy Works Experience
  • Charlie Miller and Teammate Patrick Miller from Boston, Massachusetts –win the Bowler Rally Experience
  • Over each wave, up to 15 teams of two competitors put their skills to the test at the Land Rover Experience Center in Manchester, Vermont
  • Brooks Laich, retired NHL Player and Outdoor Adventurist along with world class skier, Chris Davenport took part in the Defender Competition with content being shared on Outside Publications

(MAHWAH, N.J.) – October 27, 2022 – Land Rover today announced winners of the second annual North American Trophy Competition, an adventure off-road event featuring the limited production Defender Trophy Edition SUV. Two winning teams have been awarded exclusive access to participate in Land Rover experiences in the UK. Natasha Radwan and Teammate Jonathan Gunsur from Los Angeles, California will take part in the Classic V8 Trophy Works Experience, as owners of a Defender Trophy Edition. Charles Miller, along with his brother and teammate Patrick Miller from Boston, Massachusetts, have won the Bowler Rally Experience.

Adventure Athlete and retired NHL player Brooks Laich, along with US Ski Hall of Famer, Chris Davenport took part in the competition, with content being developed for future Outside publication channels. The team provided extra inspiration for all participants thanks to third team-member, Brook’s canine, Koda. Exciting content from the event, along with their experience will be available on Outside channels in November.

Land Rover U.S. Trophy Competition took place between October8-14, amidst the beautiful autumn foliage in Manchester Vermont, at the Land Rover Experience Center. Over each wave, up to 15 two-person teams faced off in a multitude of off-road challenges, including physical and team building obstacles. To ensure a level playing field, owners were provided expert one-on-one instruction to help hone their extreme driving techniques and skills in advance of the competition.

The Defender Trophy Competition combines advanced off-roading skills with problem-solving challenges. Our appreciation goes out to all of our passionate owners who took part, and we celebrate each winning team as they represent North America in the events next year.

Joe Eberhardt
President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America

Limited to just a 250-unit production, the Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition is an adventure ready SUV paying tribute to the iconic 4x4’s long-standing expedition legacy. The Defender Trophy Edition is available for purchase sale in the US and Canada.

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About Land Rover

Founded in 1948, Land Rover designs and engineers its vehicles in the United Kingdom. For over 70 years the brand has built a reputation for providing its clientele with some of the most luxurious and capable vehicles in the world; whether driving through the heart of the city or traversing the countryside on-and off-road. Today's Land Rover lineup includes the Defender; Discovery and Discovery Sport; Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque. Land Rover is fully engaged with sustainability initiatives and social concerns with continuous involvement in environmental and community programs. For more information, visit the official Land Rover website at


About Jaguar Land Rover: Reimagining the future of modern luxury by design

Jaguar Land Rover is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through its distinct, British brands.

Our current model range embraces fully electric and mild-hybrid vehicles, as well as the latest gasoline engines. Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are in demand around the world and in Fiscal 2020/21 we sold 439,588 vehicles in 127 countries. Land Rover is the global leader of luxury SUVs through its three families of Range Rover, Discovery and Defender.

At heart we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing facilities, an Engine Manufacturing Centre and a Battery Assembly Centre in the UK. We also have vehicle plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia. Three of our seven technology hubs are in the UK –Manchester, Warwick (NAIC) and London –with additional sites in Shannon, Ireland, Portland, USA, Budapest, Hungary and Shanghai, China.

Central to our Reimagine strategy is the electrification of both the Land Rover and Jaguar brands with two clear, distinct personalities. All Jaguar and Land Rover nameplates will be available in pure electric form by the end of the decade. This marks the start of the company’s journey to become a net zero carbon business across its supply chain, products and operations by 2039.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors since 2008, Jaguar Land Rover has unrivalled access to leading global players in technology and sustainability within the wider Tata Group.

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