Tag: orienteering usa

Why blurring the line between sports is good for business

The more an organizations like Orienteering USA works to bring in different kinds of people, the better that organization will become.

/ September 6, 2018

A Strategy for Saving American MTBO

How to make Orienteering USA competitive in mountain bike orienteering with a strategy for saving American MTBO.

/ August 14, 2018

MTBO in America is Dead – Long Live American MTBO

Not sending a US MTBO team to this year's World MTBO Championships would acknowledge that Orienteering USA's MTBO experiment has failed -- and that's not a bad thing!

/ July 17, 2018

Where have all the amateurs gone?

If Lewis and Clark were alive today, would they be considered professional or amateur level adventure racers? Knowing their well-documented history on how they “stumbled” their way through the American west, it is possible that their Native American support crew would have been hard pressed to get these two adventures back on the path before...

/ December 27, 2016

CKO is Canoe/Kayak Racing WITH Orienteering

It has been suggested that canoe/kayak orienteering (CKO) is the same as Foot Orienteering with the exception of an added boat for travel. But you need to think of CK Orienteering as more like a BOAT race, that just so happens to have Orienteering in it. Nuance matters when attracting paddlers It is a subtle...

/ January 14, 2012