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Craft increase support

Swedish clothing company Craft have increased their support for Nordic orienteering by sponsoring next years Norges Cup, the Norwegian Elite Series. Craft already sponsor the O-Ringen and provide kit for the swedish national team. Details of Craft-Cupen can be found here

WUSU Selection Races

BOF have changed the selection races for the World Students to allow more time for athletes to be accredited by their academic institutions. The new selection races are: BUSA (Classic), JK Day 1 (Middle) JK Day 2 (Long) 0007 Day 1 (Middle) 0007 Day 2 (long) The JK weekend replaces the ... Chasing Sprint

Just three days after the website was launched saw the impromptu staging of the first ever nopesport race. Held in conjunction with Gramps local event at Drum woods, EUOC legends fought it out for the title of 'Naked Pig 2003' Prologue was held around the orange course, fast and furious sprin...

Who will stop Halden???

Well IFK Göorg certainly intend to. This weekend they are having a training camp in next years 10Mila terrain. IFK Göorg were second in the 10Mila last year, with GBR international Jamie Stevenson on last leg bringing them up from 6th. Last yeer the leading teams went round so fast that the last...

Yvette Baker Trophy Final

On Sunday 7th Decmeber WAOC hosted the Yvette Baker Trophy Final at High Ash. The competing clubs were AIRE, CLOK, DEE, EBOR, NOC, SARUM, SLOW, SOS, SROC & WCH. Yet again the courses were technically easy providing some fast winning times. David Hodkinson, NOC and GBR junior international, won t...

Lwegren on his way back

Fredrik Lören, IFK Göorg and Swedish international was ranked number one in the world at the end of the 2002 season. 2003 was ruined by injuries, he only competed twice in the whole year - but now he is seriously on his way back. Lören has been spending a lot of time in Stockholm working with ...

EOC + O-Ringen = Tough!

Next year the super elites could find themselvs with a very tough schedule. The European Championshipss (also first round of World Cup) in Rosklide, Denmark is followed by the O-Ringen. 10 July: EOC Long Qualifiers 11 July: EOC Middle Qualifiers 12 July: Rest 13 July: Middle Final 14 July:...

O-Ringen 2004 - Mass Start?

The latest edition of the O-Ringen magazine has revealed that there may be plans to have a mass-start competition in the Super-Elite class at the O-Ringen next summer in Göorg. Per Forsberg put the idea to Gö Andersson (Sweden National Team Coach)in an interview. Gö said this would create a spec...

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