Tag: us orienteering

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

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

MTBO Course Design Tips

The basic concepts behind Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) course design, for the most part, is focused on providing multiple route choices, hosting events at venues with challenging and diverse terrain, and building in navigational complexity.

/ December 9, 2011

OUSA Convention included an MTBO model event

The 2011 Orienteering USA Annual Convention hosted what may be the first official Mountain Bike Orienteering demonstration model event in convention history.

/ August 19, 2011

What if the USA made a WMOC 2018 Bid too?

Could Orienteering USA also obtain the opportunity to host the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship (WMOC) alongside the WOC in 2018? Maybe!

/ August 19, 2011