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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Route to Christmas: Day 10 2016

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Today’s edition of Route to Christmas takes us to the country which is hosting next year’s World Orienteering Championships – Estonia. The chosen leg is the second leg in the Suunto Games Long distance race – a race where several national teams were present. The leg is as usually first ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 9 2016

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Today’s edition of Route to Christmas is from the Course of the Year according to Thierry Gueorgiou – the Norwegian O-Festival long distance which was also a selection race for WOC for the Swiss team. We are looking at the 14th leg – which is also a tip from Color. ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 8 2016

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Czech Republic’s sandstone paradise is the target for today’s leg in Route to Christmas. The chosen leg is the 15th leg in the men’s course at the last stage of Nice Holidays 2016, organized at August 21st 2016. “Nice Holidays” is a very nice annual event in the beautiful Czech sandstones. The ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 7 2016

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Today’s leg in Route to Christmas is from Swedish League event 3 in April this year – thanks to a tip by 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 leg (if the ...

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Orienteering Achievement of 2016: Vote Now!

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Read about the fantastic achievements of 16 athletes or teams from 10 nations which are nominated for The Orienteering Achievement of 2016. Then post your votes for your favourites – and be part of the drawing for prizes worth  5000 Euros! Vote here by December 12th: The Orienteering Achievement of ...

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Route to Christmas: Day 6 2016

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In today’s Route to Christmas we are travelling to Sweden to a Long distance Swedish League event in May 2016. The leg is the 9th leg from the men’s junior elite course.   The tip for this leg comes from Swedish junior Simon Hector. Hector writes that he wants to ...

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