Monthly Archives: February 2014

XC season approaching

The XC season is rapidly approaching. What was, just a few months ago, a part of the training plan, is now upon me and quickly becoming reality. My first XC races in November (for a number of years) went well … Continue reading

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Preparations in Turkey

After 2 weeks of preparations in Turkey I am now getting ready for the European Champs and World Cup Final. When this is written it is 240 hours to the event starts in Tyumen, Russia and it is just the … Continue reading

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A world first – Turkish Ski-O

After the hugely successful Ski-Orienteering Academy in Erzincan, Turkey on Tuesday, a hundred or so athletes arrived at the snowline to start in the WRE competition. For many, it was their first ever Ski-O race but the atmosphere at the … Continue reading

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Turkish Delights

Our trip to Turkey didn’t go as planned: 4 flights, overnight and no baggage on arrival. After travelling for 18 hours (from Oslo, via Trondheim, Arlanda and Istanbul) we weren’t complaining to be forced into a rest day due to … Continue reading

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Going with the flow

I wrote this last week, but have only just uploaded photos! Circumstances dictated that I voluntarily took a half rest day and full rest day over the (last) weekend. Not a combination I would normally take, in fact, as ‘le … Continue reading

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NM Middle Ski-O

Two weeks ago the Norwegian Champs in Ski-O were moved from Trondheim (for the second year in a row) to Lygna Skisenter, my local playground. I was looking forward to skiing on terrain that I know is mostly flat marsh … Continue reading

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