“I’m really enjoying being the favourite to win a competition”

Posted on | November 1, 2012 | Category: News

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Marit Wiksell, reigning European Champion in trail orienteering (open class) says she takes advantage of the pressure she has before competition: “I think this has been very important for my last successes”.

And successful she has been indeed: this year our Athlete of November got gold at the European Championships, and won the World TempO Trophy, O-Ringen, and the Swedish Championships. The 21-year-old athlete has a big talent for trail orienteering, and incredible mental strength. Read more about Marit, her thoughts about how to become the best, and more, in Athlete of the Month!

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