World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships starts today

MTBOWC_Poster_miniThe 2007 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships commences today in Novo Mestre, Czech Republic. Australia has 5 men, and two women competing, with Victoria’s Alex Randall our best hope for a podium result. The teams has been posting lots of stories and pictures on their blog at

The Championships schedule is:
Monday: Sprint Distance
Tuesday: Middle Distance
Wednesday: Long Distance Qualification
Thursday: Rest day
Friday: Long Distance Final
Saturday: Relay and Banquet

The Official webpage can be found at

The OA board and Orienteering community would like to wish them the best of luck for the Championships.