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KnockOut: Victories for Hertner and Jansson


Fabien Hertner and Helena Jansson won todays KnockOut-sprint at the Nordic Orienteering Tour after big mistakes by favorites Simone Niggli and Daniel Hubmann made in the finals. Hertner was in the lead all the way from the start in both the semifinal and the final – and nobody was even ...

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KnockOut Sprint: Orienteering out to the people?


At 19:30 CET today when the KnockOut Sprint finals start in Stockholm we might get the first part of the answer: Is the KnockOut Sprint format the way to get orienteering out to the public outside the orienteering community? The KnockOut sprint in the Nordic Orienteering Tour is a true ...

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Venla: Victory for Tampereen Pyrintö


Tampereen Pyrintö’s Anni-Maija Fincke decided the Venla relay after an exciting last leg. Everything was set for a Domnarvets victory as Dana Brozkova changed over to Lena Eliasson with a one minute lead, but Eliasson did big mistakes at the start of the last leg – paving the way for ...

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Nordic Orienteering Tour: All you need to know


The same importance for orienteering as Tour de Ski has had for cross country skiing: That is what Norway, Sweden and Finland hope for with the Nordic Orienteering Tour starting Thursday June 17th in Finland – and continuing next week in Sweden and Norway. This years edition has three races ...

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EOC Sprint: Jansson and the Swiss!

Update: Now with map! Fabian Hertner and the other Swiss were fantastic in todays EOC Sprint – taking 6 out of the 8 first spots in the mens class and 3 of the top 10 spots among the women. Gold in the EOC sprint went to Helena Jansson among the ...

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Top O-Travel Picks: July 2010

Not made your holiday plans yet? See the full list of top multiday-races with map samples – use Google Wave to add your recommendations – and see my own personal top picks. For most events it is still not too late to register, although registration prices have increased for some ...

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Top O-Travel Picks: June 2010

Jukola, Trondheim Open, 6 Days of North and South Tyrol, the Norwegian O-Festival, Idre O-week (see map sample above) and Thermenland Open. These are some of the interesting events of June 2010. Read on to get an overview of the top O-Travel picks for June 2010 based on entries in ...

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Spring Cup 2010

This evening the traditional international season opening in Denmark – Spring Cup – starts with a night orienteering relay and night orienteering race. Although other events have taken over part of Spring Cups role as the place where all the best meet at the start of the season, there is ...

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Top O-Travel Picks: May 2010

It is time to plan some orienteering adventures for May! Ostsee Orienteering in Germany, Baltic Cup in Poland, Asian Orienteering Championships in Japan and Hungarian 24 hour orienteering relay are some of the choices you have. And of course there is the European Champs in Bulgaria in the end of ...

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MOC 2010 Day 1: Maps


Daniel Hubmann took the victory ahead of his brother Martin Hubmann in the mens class – while Simone Niggli won ahead of Helena Jansson in the womens class in todays night sprint which at MOC. The first day of MOC consisted of a prologue in the morning and a night ...

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