Hands in the air

Above the sounds and ships of Stockholm, Sweden, careful navigation brings Maria Sandström to a first Park World Tour victory at Skansen outdoor museum and zoo 23.4.1999. Johanna Asklöf flies in third, 3,6 seconds behind.

Photo: Thommy Nyhlén
Photo: Keith Samuelson

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Under the crown

In an open spring forest in Farum, Denmark, 26.3.1999, eager spectators, journalists and passengers get to watch Carsten Jørgensen heading for the wrong control and challenging a train.

Photo: Thommy Nyhlén

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One hundred times

Race number 100, on 31.10.2017, together with the unveiling ceremony of the local newly build PWT International Orienteering Park in Linqigu, China, gave reason for a lot of celebration, and a cake, of course.

Who celebrated the victories and got to cut the cake first? Find out in Made for loving it.

Loved by all

Hans Mårtensson, Ola Gustafsson, Gåvert Wååg and the other Park World Tour crew members were overwhelmed by the gift they got in Gothenburg, Sweden, 15.8.1998: New headgear from the top orienteers, thanking them for an amazing season.

Photo: Erik Unaas

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Guangdong style

No time to stop for bananas – Yannick Michiels flying out from the banana forest to enter the Yanzhou Island village, and ultimately taking a victory in the race on 13.12.2017.

PWT congratulates Yannick for his recent EOC silver medal, his first in international orienteering championships.

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Dressed for the games

The fashion models invited to entertain the orienteers in Olomouc 13.8.1998 suddenly found Katarina Borg, Hanne Staff & the gang in their dresses, taking over the catwalk. Jörgen Mårtensson, in a Winnie the Pooh tie, thanked the Czech Olympic Committee president Milan Jirasek with a Park World Tour standard.

Photo: Jaroslav Kačmarčík
Photo: Czech Orienteering Federation, CSOB

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One more

Øystein Kvaal Østerbø, one of the most merited runners in PWT history, took one more victory on 15.12.2017 in the forests of Xiqiao Mountain in Foshan. Here holding the biggest prize cheque together with the women’s winner Laura Ramstein.

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Up the mountain

With respect, Yuri Omeltchenko turned his eyes to the Planai mountain on 11.8.1998. The Austrian ski capital Schladming hosted the Park World Tour, also taking the runners down the World Championships downhill course.

Photo: Thommy Nyhlén

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Bridges and alleyways

A double effort was required on 17.12.2017 in Guangdong Historical Road Orienteering Championships, not just with two races but two which demanded constant focus.

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