Competitors taking part in the Canadian Championships Long Distance race this weekend are being offered a novel warm-up activity on their way to the start. As they travel by chair-lift up the slopes of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, BC, they will use a map of the terrain they can see below them to solve seven trailO problems – with, of course, a fixed time limit for each one!
30/07/2014 || Call for ESOC and EYSOC 2016 applications
The application process for European Ski Orienteering Championships and European Youth Ski Orienteering Championships 2016 has been reopened. The new deadline for applications will be 31 August 2014.
The IOF Council has appointed Germany as organiser of World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships 2016 and Austria as organiser of Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships in the same year. Ski Orienteering World Cup Rounds 2 and 3 will be held in conjunction with these two events while the season will begin with Round 1 in Lapland, Finland.
27/07/2014 || JWOC Relay: Sweden supreme!
Sweden, already the most successful nation at the Junior World Championships, had a dream day in the Relay with both women’s and men’s teams taking the gold medals. Both races ended with exciting sprint finishes.