Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, February 07, 2004

Next update on February 16


Until I return from Yellowstone, I won't update this page.

If you're looking for some O' reading material, check out Jamie Stevenson's training page. Stevenson, the current sprint world champ, lives in Sweden and writes about half of his stuff in Swedish and half in English. If he keeps up with it, this will be a page worth book marking and checking out regularly.

Another fun page to read is Pasi Ikonen's. Like Stevenson, he's got a world championship in his list of merits. He also writes in English. His training log is full of heart rate graphs, photos, videos and maps.

Finally, check out the online competition at Johan Modig's home page. Go here and click the link that says "lycka till". The page is entirely in Swedish, so I'll give you a few English instructions. When you click on "lycka til" a new window will pop open with the question -- what country is the map from?

The WOC in Switzerland was my 6th international championship. The maps below are from those six championships. You task is to match the map with the nation. Good luck.

Click on "Forsta kartklippet" to go to the first map. From there on, it is pretty easy to figure out what to do even if you don't read Swedish.

posted by Michael | 9:02 AM


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