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Lundanes: – The terrain was completely unknown

As an elite orienteer in 2010, you seldom get the chance to run a championships race in completely unknown terrain. This is something many of today’s elite orienteers envy the top runners of 20-30 years ago. At the Norwegian Champs Long distance this year, Olav Lundanes got this chance, a ...

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Daniel Hubmann: Trondheim, but not WOC

Daniel Hubmann is yet another athlete who found the best course of the year in the north of Norway around Trondheim – but not at the World Championships (WOC), but rather on an important race on the way to WOC. – The Craft Cup in May was a nice and ...

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Asplövet and “The Course of the Year”


As a course setter, Asplövet is probably most famous for the “Orienteering in the Olympics sprint course” he set back in 2006 (see course above). WorldofO.com has interviewed Asplövet for “The Course of the Year 2010″, to see if the Swedish blogger has seen any courses in this quality range ...

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Öberg chooses technical orienteering in Finland

– I really enjoyed to run such a big event in a challenging forest on a course that offered demanding orienteering from the first to the last step, Swedish orienteering star Peter Öberg answers when asked about the best course he run in 2010. Öberg’s pick is the Jukola relay, ...

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Helena Jansson chooses Portugal

– It was such a cool place and really fun and demanding orienteering, Helena Jansson explains about her favourite course in 2010 – the NAOM WRE-competition in Crato, Portugal at the 20th of Febuary. Helena Jansson – who won silver in the sprint at the World Champs in Norway this ...

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HeadCam action from Team Norway

HeadCam action

See some of the top Norwegian stars running fast in French forest – including Holger Hott and Lars Skjeset – in this video from the Team Norway training camp in France the first week in October. Starring Holger Hott, Lars Skjeset, Anders Nordberg, Audun Weltzien and Petter Thoresen. HeadCam runners ...

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World Cup Final Sprint: Map and Results


– I have not often had this long a routechoice leg in a city sprint, an enthusiastic Simone Niggli – winner of the womens class in the World Cup final – said after the race. Niggli and Daniel Hubmann took popular victories on home ground in the old city of ...

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