Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Thursday, January 31, 2008

mass start


I've no idea how serious this is (or even if it is serious)...from Alternativet (rough translation):

The Scandinavian countries have discussed the idea of pushing the IOF for a mass start at the WOC. The new discipline would be seen at the 2010 WOC in Trondheim. Now it is up to the national governing bodies to decide whether or not to support the idea. If so, it would then go to the IOF.

Sometimes I wonder what orienteering would be like if it was invented from scratch right now (i.e. with no tradition or history). If it was invented now, I think there'd be a good chance that mass start would be the normal form of the sport (that's not to say a mass start is a good idea).

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posted by Michael | 8:25 PM


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