Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Staff-Valstad is another winner!


No surprise: Staff-Valstad is the winner of an Okansas prize for non-English O' web site.

Why is it cool?

Great content makes for a great web site. Great content.

Hanne Staff and Bjornar Valstad are two of the best orienteers in the world...and they update their web site regularly. Even if you can't read Norwegian, you can enjoy the site. There are lots of photos (click on "bilder") and maps (click on "kart fra konkurannser") to look at.

Could it be even better?

I can't think of any obvious ways to improve the page.

Staff-Valstad could reach a bigger audience if it were in English. But, I'd rather see more content in Norwegian than less content and English. What they really need is for some dedicated volunteers to translate select articles -- that way they could still have a lot of content and frequent updates, without having to devote time to writing in English.

posted by Michael | 7:39 PM


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