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Jan Kocbach

Jan Kocbach is the founder of WorldofO.com - taking care of everything from site development to writing articles, photography and analysis.

JWOC 2007 – World of O top-of-page saved for the future

JWOC Dubbo, Australia: July 8th – July 15th – JWOC homepage Worth a look: – Introduction to JWOC 2007, including program and pictures Sprint distance: – Results Sprint Distance (Gold: Svensson + Kral). See also splits. – Pictures JWOC sprint winners. See also Map sprint Long distance: – Results long ...

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JWOC: Maps Long Distance – with winners route choice

The terrain from today’s JWOC long distance looks very challenging with very stony ground. As you can see from the winner Olav Lundanes’ route choice (excerpt from the first part of the course to the right), the trick was to avoid the stony areas as much as possible, and only ...

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JWOC: Gold medal on empty stomach

After silver on yesterdays sprint, Olav Lundanes won a magnificent gold medal on today’s long distance at the Junior World Championships in Dubbo, Australia. Lundanes goal for the JWOC this year was a medal on all distances – and with one gold and one silver after two of four distances, ...

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JWOC Sprint: Winner pictures!

Below you see pictures of the four best men and two best women in todays JWOC Sprint in the Dubbo Zoo. Congratulations to all these fine runners! Pictures: Rob Preston. From the top left: Sarka SVOBODNA (Silver, women – the left runner in the picture), Eva SVENSSON (Gold, women), Ivan ...

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Start list JWOC sprint + model event pics

The start list for the JWOC sprint is available at the JWOC homepage – and we can also show some pictures from the model event earlier today. In the mens class, the three favorites named in the previous posting – Søren Bobach, Mikael Kristensson and Olav Lundanes start at 11:05, ...

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JWOC: Exciting days in exotic terrain down under!

The night between the coming Saturday and Sunday – at 01:30 CET (09:30 in the morning local Dubbo time) the sprint distance starts the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Dubbo, Australia. Two and a half hours later, at 04:00 CET, the two first Junior World Champions in the 2007 Championships ...

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The longest WOC-race ever!

Press release, WOC 2007: The newly released Bulletin 3 gives the athletes and other some more information about how the WOC-races will be. And the longdistance will create a historic moment with the longest WOC-courses ever for both men and women. The men will fight on a course of 18,1 ...

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WC round 2 in Routegadget

All four courses from World Cup round 2 in Bykle, Norway (both A and B-finals), are now available in Routegadget. The B-final courses where by some test-runners said to be better and more interesting than the A-final courses, as they did not have to pass the finish area. Now you ...

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Jukola video competitions: Winners!

The jury in the Jukola video competition along with the Jukola organizers have made its decision: The winner of the Jukola video competition came from Sweden: Jukola promotion video, made by Jesper Eriksson, OK Ravinen was chosen the best video. The winner takes it all – and the prize will ...

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