Words by Shubham Choukse
Wrangler’s True Wanderer, is an annual event for adventure and travel lovers across the country. Started in 2012, the event has become increasingly popular. Wrangler, recently held the sixth iteration of the event in 13 cities across India. With thousands of applicants, the event came down to 25 finalists styled in Wrangler apparel. The task was to complete travel related challenges and the participants had the option of choosing any mode of transportation. On their way, the participants captured highlights of their road trips and shared with the True Wanderer community with interesting stories, photographs and videos. The final winners were decided on the basis of votes on the community and scores of an elite judging panel. The winners and the prizes are as follows:
Jammu rider Rahul Gupta won the first prize which is a trip to Australia, Agra’s Dheeraj Solanki took home the second prize which is a trip to Bali and Delhi’s Rajat Patranabish took home the third prize which is a trip to Sikkim.
Rohini Haldea, marketing head, Wrangler India, said while announcing the winners, “We are delighted to announce that Rahul Gupta,Dhreeraj Solanki & Rajat Patranabish as the winners of True Wanderer 2017 and to present them with the trips to Australia, Bali & Sikkim respectively. The True Wanderer contest epitomizes the spirit of freedom and adventure that Wrangler stands for. It has been an exciting journey for the brand to ride along with those who share its passion for the open road.”