Route to Christmas: Day 18 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is the first leg in the M21A course from NSW Long Championships 2016 in Australia. Andrew Lumsden has provided some introductory comments and also comments from some of the athletes. Snow Hills is the best spur gully area in Australia. The white is very fast.  ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 17 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is one of the absolute highlights of the year – the long 3rd leg in the Course of the Year 2016: The 4th day of France 5 Days 2016. With the help from course setter Ludo Ruiz we have a comprehensive analysis of the ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 16 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is leg 10 in the M21E course from Swedish Championships Ultralong 2016. A long leg – where in addition to the normal considerations the athletes have to think about saving energy for a long long distance race. The leg is as usually first provided ...

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Lundanes and Alexandersson: Orienteering Achievement of 2016!

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Olav Lundanes (Norway) and Tove Alexandersson (Sweden) have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2016″ titles in the women’s and men’s class, respectively! The vote has been decided by the big international readership of WorldofO.com – nearly 4500 unique votes from around 60 different countries have been delivered. Read interviews with ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 15 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from a stony and technical area in Czech Republic used for the Czech Championships Middle 2016. The chosen leg is leg number 18 in the M21E course. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 14 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas takes us to Ukraine and the Ukraine Championships Long distance in Kiev. The chosen leg is the 15th leg in the M21E course. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think about how ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 13 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is a 3.5 km long leg (to the very first control!) in the M21E course from Danish Championships Ultralong this April. A long leg set on the island Rømø on the Danish west coast – and has a very characteristic terrain.  The leg must ...

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Achievement of 2016: Very Tight – Last Chance to Vote!

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8 fighting for top positions with one day to go: Aebersold, Kemp, Denisova, Alexandersson, Kyburz, Lundanes, Lysell and Ciobanu – all with fantastic orienteering achievements in 2016. This year it is tighter than ever in “Orienteering Achievement of the Year” with less than 30 votes separating the two best both in ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 12 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is leg 11 in the Swiss Championships Long distance in the M21E course. The tip comes again from Color. The leg is as usually first provided without routes – you may take a look at it and think about how you would attack this ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 11 2016

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In today’s edition of Route to Christmas we take a look at the most crucial leg in one of the most important races of 2016 – the World Orienteering Championships Middle distance. The leg in question is the 12 leg – the longest leg on the course. The long leg to ...

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