Ski Orienteering Commission



Commission members and areas of responsibility

Chairman (Acting for winter 2015/2016)
Antti Myllärinen (FIN)
Email: antti.myllarinen (at)
Functional responsibilities: Organisers’ Handbook; organiser training; tracking and GPS track system making
Geographic responsibilities: Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, USA and Canada.
Chairman (temporarily out of service)
Eivind Tonna (NOR)

Email: eivind.tonna (at)
Functional Responsibilities: Olympic project; TV production and broadcasting; communication with Athletes’ Commission; web strategy and presence; education of trainers.
Aleksandr Bliznevskiy (RUS)
Email: bliznevsky58 (at)
Functional responsibilities: FISU – Winter Universiades; marketing and promotional materials
Geographic responsibilities: Russia, Belarus, Ukraina, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.
Nicolo Corradini (ITA)
Email: corradininic (at)
Functional responsibilities: SkiO Tour; CISM World Championships and Winter Games
Geographic responsibilities:
Italy, Spain, Slovenia.
Valentin Garkov (BUL)
Email: vgarkov1 (at)
Functional responsibilities: timing and punching systems; map specifications for ski orienteering; mapping and printing
Geographic responsibilities:
Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia.
Roland Hellberg – kopio Roland Hellberg (SWE)
Email: roland.hellberg (at)
Functional responsibilities: ski orienteering rules and guidelines 
Geographic responsibilities:
Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, Netherlands.
Thierry Jeanneret (SUI)
Email: thierry.jeanneret (at)
Functional responsibilities: promotion and coordination of the international ski orienteering calendar.
Geographic Responsibilities
: Switzerland, Lichtenstein, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria.
Patrick DESBREST Patrick Desbrest (FRA)
Email: desbrest (at)
Juraj Nemec (SVK)
Email: juraj.nemec(at)
Functional responsibilities: Event Adviser Handbook; Event Adviser related matters; jury assignments
Geographic responsibilities:
Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania.


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