Monthly Archives: May 2014

World Cup Long (Mass Start) Bronze

Woohoo! Another podium place in the World Cup. After 91 minutes of intensive, full speed, head-to-head racing, only 8 seconds separated gold from bronze…

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Maps and comments from the World Cup

After the MTBO camp in April I had got some more kilometres on the bike before the World Cup in Denmark last weekend. I knew my shape was starting to be ok, but I had no idea what results I … Continue reading

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World Cup Sprint Silver

The MTBO World Cup kicked off with the first round in Helsingør, Denmark, over the weekend. We were greeted with clear skies and mild weather for the two individual races; my first target races of the year. It’s been almost … Continue reading

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Almost World Cup success

Just a quick blog to report on the first round of the MTBO World Cup. We have limited internet, so for now you will have to do with a brief report! We were both focussed for the sprint race but … Continue reading

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World Cup Round 1, Denmark

The first round of the MTBO World Cup is fast approaching. For Team BenhamKvåle, it’s just a 5 hour drive and a short ferry trip to Helsingør, so it feels almost like a home World Cup. Hans Jørgen is just … Continue reading

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District champion sprint

Early yesterday morning I went with Emily and Erik Frost to Gjøvik for some urban MTBO intervals. Straight from Gjøvik we went to Lena for the district championship in sprint orienteering. Arrived at 11.00 and made it to the start … Continue reading

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8 years of MTBO, a personal account – part 1

2014 marks my 8th year of racing in MTBO. I rode my first event, the annual December Military Challenge (or Around Aldershot as it used to be known) in 2005, and another in 2006. I rode on a battered second … Continue reading

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