In just three short years, we helped put MTBO on the map, started the ball rolling by getting orienteering clubs involved in racing, and even found ourselves working with Orienteering USA to begin building the foundation needed to sustain national-level MTBO events.
MTB Orienteering World Cup organizers in Sweden decided to postpone the men’s start after a map problem was discovered.
The untold story of this year’s World MTB Orienteering Championships is the continuing ascension of Adrian Jackson, Australia’s top MTBO athlete.
Adrian Jackson (AUS) won double Gold Medals last week in both the Sprint and Long Distance events, making him the only athlete, and Australia the only country, to win two gold medals at the 2009 MTBO World Championships.
IOF moves to make sure only Europeans MTBO racers can place in the European MTBO Championships days before Australian MTBO athletes set to race.