Category Archives: MTBO Training

MTBO development camp Norway, part 2 (maps)

So much, and so many people have been involved in the MTBO development camp in Norway over the last week, this blog needed to be split into two parts. The first few days were spent building a solid foundation of … Continue reading

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MTBO development camp in Norway

As a junior athlete, I was always in awe of the likes of Michaela Gigon and Christine Schaffner. Between the two of them, for many years they held World Ranking positions 1 and 2. Even though MTBO was still a … Continue reading

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Danish MTBO Camp

Always a permanent fixture in my diary, I was excited for months to start the new MTBO season. A new year, new races, new athletes. So I was disappointed to become ill just 2 days before the Danish MTBO camp … Continue reading

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The season begins … or does it?

The alarms are set and the van is packed for our 0415 departure tomorrow morning. The Larvik-Hirtshals boat won’t wait for us, and with enough experience to last a lifetime with missing ferries, we are making sure we arrive on … Continue reading

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Intervals + fatbike + sun = great training

Today’s training was pretty good fun. I was asked by the Norwegians to plan some interval courses at Sjusjøen, so spent several hours fixing up the competition map making it legible and easier to understand the SkiO network. Still tired … Continue reading

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Autumn Update

As always, September is a strange month for me. This year, like the previous 3 years, I have taken a whole month away from training, preferring to ride my bike for fun. I was awarded a grant from Wiltshire Council … Continue reading

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Maps from the training camp

We have been in Bialystok for some days now, riding on the maps provided by the pre WOC training camp. There have been SI units out each day, but unfortunately the maps are not always representative of the terrain. I … Continue reading

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