Marianne Andersen about Course of the Year 2017

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Marianne Andersen has had a great season this year after struggling with injuries for many years – back with a WOC medal 7 years after her previous WOC medal in Trondheim in 2010. Read on for an interview with Andersen on her favourite orienteering courses in 2017.  This interview is part of the ...

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Course of the Year 2017: Last chance to add suggestions

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[See all nominations here] Monday November 20th 2017 is the last chance to add suggestions to “Course of the Year 2017″. We already got more than 50 nominations in the comments to the intro article  – most of these are high quality courses which will be part of the voting in “Course of the Year ...

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Oleksandr Kratov chooses a Portuguese course has his 2017 favourite

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Ukrainian Oleksandr Kratov is known for spending a lot of time on orienteering technical training – good maps and courses being crucial for his preparations. Read on for an interview with Kratov on his favourite orienteering courses in 2017.  This interview is part of the “Course of the Year 2017″ contest ...

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Interview: Vojtech Kral talks about 6 good courses and one bad course from 2017

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World Cup winner in this season’s last World Cup race sprint, Vojtech Kral,  chooses his favourite 2017 course – and talks about other great courses from this year while he is at it.   Read on for a long interview with Czech upcoming star Vojtech Kral – a runner who climbed onto the top of the ...

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Florian Howald: About Course of the Year 2017

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Swiss world class athlete Florian Howald chose a sprint course as his favourite course in 2017.   Read on for a long interview with Swiss upcoming star Florian Howald – a runner who is very close to climbing all the way to the top of the podium in important races. This interview is part ...

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Tranchand: About the Course of the Year 2017

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–  The courses and terrain were demanding enough and offered decisive route-choices possibilities, Frederic Tranchand explains about his favourite orienteering course this year.  Read on for a long interview with French star Frederic Tranchand – a runner who was back in the very top, claiming an individual WOC medal, several years after last time. This interview ...

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Elena Roos: – I think it was a really good long distance course

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The course Elena Roos chooses as her absolute favourite this year is one of the toughest races this year – a course which featured hard battles with the forest nearly from start to finish: The World Orienteering Championships Long distance. Read on for a long interview with the new rising Swiss ...

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Course of the Year 2017: Submit your suggestions!

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What was the best orienteering course of 2017? The last stage of France 5 won in 2016, the World Champs long distance in Scotland won in 2015 and the World Champs middle distance in Italy won in 2014. Before that we had two years with Portuguese winners: a spectacular sprint between boulders and old ...

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PWT China Tour 2017

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[Maps & Results from Stage 1 now out] Some of the world’s best sprint orienteers are gathered in China for the PWT China Tour 2017 this week. The PWT China tour consists of 5 races, of them 2 WRE sprint races. The first stage was won by Robert Merl (Austria) and Maija ...

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