These athletes had a lot of reason for their happy smiles. Not only they did amazingly well in the race but also got to experience orienteering in yet a new interesting map in Beijing, in a venue that was opened just for the PWT athletes on 8.11.2019.
What was special about the venue and the terrain? Read it in Made for loving it, along with some comments on how to do well in this kind of terrain.
Pierpaolo Corona and Laure Coupat got some good advice from local host Svein Erik Mellem in Flisa, Norway, 26.6.1997. One of the smallest towns to host the Park World Tour welcomed the participants warmly – and the women got a shower early on in the race.
What did the participants and the organisers earn from the event? Made for loving it gives you the answers.
Linqigu orienteering town and its 2017 opened PWT International Orienteering Park offered the surroundings for the latest PWT race to have taken place, 9.11.2019. Galina Vinogradova was the fastest in the race that had some special challenges set among the cottages.
What were those special challenges set in the cottage village? Find out in Made for loving it.
The busiest street in central Jyväskylä, Finland, turned into start and finish arena for the Park World Tour that Friday, 13.6.1997. You could place your bets and spend 1.5 hours watching the world’s best orienteers – on TV, too – in a race that soon turned challenging.
How high did the runners climb before reaching control 2? Get your copy of Made for loving it and go with them.
Janne Salmi and the Park World Tour got an inspiring pacemaker in Eskilstuna, Sweden, 2.5.1997. The season opening among wild animals and carousels, accompanied by a rock band, brought the Tour a new attendance record.
Which colour were the tiger mascots of Parken Zoo? Meet them and much more in Made for loving it.
Having rolled down from Sweden with a busful of top orienteers, journalists and organisers, driver Ingemar Carlund was thanked by Park World Tour champions Jörgen Mårtensson and Reeta Kolkkala after the final in Prague, Czech Republic, 29.10.1996. Crew members Erik Unaas, Gåvert Wååg and Hans Mårtensson joined in.
Where did the double-decker bus stop for promotion races? Read it all in Made for loving it.
Outside the spa hotel where all the runners stayed, the Park World Tour started in Vaasa, Finland, 13.6.1996, live on TV. Carsten Jørgensen, Rudolf Ropek and Jörgen Mårtensson finished on the podium, with sauna and banquet dinner waiting.
What was the map scale at the premiere event? Find it – and 120+ more maps in Made for loving it.