Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Skjeset's training and a couple of notes


Lars Skjeset wrote a bit about how his training year has gone. Here is a rough translation of a bit:

...I ended up with 785 hours of physical training, with 140 of it O' technique...

For the coming season I won't make any big changes, but I want to try to train more O' technique.

If you can manage the language (Norwegian) poke around Skjeset's home page for lots of intersting details of his training.

Welcome visitors from Israel

I looked at the site statistics today and saw some visits from a web forum in Isreal. I can't read the discussion, but it is always fun to see some new visits.

New Orienteering North America

When I got home, Orienteering North America was waiting for me. This issue includes coverage of the World Champs in Japan. So, you know what will be on the cover -- a shot of Sandy Hott Johansen putting in one of the best ever North American results in a World Championship. Nope. Stephen Koehler taking the bronze medal in M10 at the U.S. Champs. I've met Stephen (shadowed him around a course in Wyoming and was impressed by his orienteering)...and the photos is nice...but, come on, how could Sandy not make the cover?

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