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Interview: Lucas Basset shares lots of great orienteering courses from 2019!

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– It was a true long distance challenge in a tough Norwegian terrain, with several long and medium-length legs, Lucas Basset explains when talking about his favourite course of the year. And no, it is not the World Championships Long distance, but another Long distance course in Norway without spectators ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 4 2019

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– It is one of the most difficult terrains I have ever been to, is Simona Aebersold’s description of the terrain of today’s leg in Route to Christmas. The map is Les Plans d’Hotonnes, and the race is a Swiss Selection Race over the long distance in May this year. The chosen leg ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 3 2019

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is an interesting long leg in Norwegian terrain from a selection race for the World Orienteering Championships 2019. The leg goes through two different terrain types, and has two different components: Intensive mapreading and an interesting routechoice. Thanks a lot to Lucas Basset for ...

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Course of the Year 2019: Submit your suggestions!

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What was the best orienteering course of 2019? The World Cup Final Middle in Czech Republic won in 2018, the World Champs middle distance in Estonia won in 2017 and the last stage of France 5 won in 2016. Other recent winners are a spectacular sprint between boulders and old buildings in Portugal in 2013 and some great technical ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 2 2019

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a very interesting leg from the Swedish Championships Long distance, organized on September 15th. The chosen leg has been used both in the men and women elite course – and in both cases it is the 14th leg.  The leg is as usually ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 1 2019

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Ready for some fun? We start off this year’s Route to Christmas with an interesting leg from the Oceania 2019 Long Distance in Australia. The chosen leg is the 4th leg in the men’s class. This is not the longest leg in the race – we save that one for later ...

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