Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Watching TV


I'm watching the Olympics on TV thinking, "it is a shame orienteering isn't in the Olympics." It'd be quite cool to be able to sit in front of the TV and watch orienteers racing around Vancouver.

Check out some of the Vancouver maps from GVOC.

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posted by Michael | 7:54 PM


I love Olympics games. Winter Olympic also and i watch olympics at home in my Dish TV . I gives me a feeling that i am watching game just in front of the real venue.
I used to think there was no way that Orienteering could be an Olympic spectator sport, but watching the XC skiing with interval starts made me realize that I was wrong! I have been completely captivated by the coverage of xc so far, and i think this could work for O as well.
The coverage of xc has been similar to some of the world champ O events that have been webcast the last few years, but i think did a better job of drawing in viewers (perhaps by relying more on images than on announcers, good though the Onnouncers have been?).
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