Australia MTBO team wins 2019 Australia v New Zealand Challenge

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

The annual Aus v NZ Challenge, held during the Australian MTBO Championship carnival at Maryborough, Victoria, saw Australia emerge victorious 18 points to 14.   The challenge was contested over the 8 age classes nominated by the visiting nation in each of the 4 races.   In both races 1 & 2 the teams shared the honours with 4 wins each.   In … Read More

Australian MTB Orienteering Titles

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

The most comprehensive Australian Championship MTBO carnival ever conducted takes place this weekend (Oct 25-27th) in the forests around Maryborough, Victoria. The program includes 4 individual races over different formats and distances plus a training event using the innovative MapRun technology.   There are competitors from Ireland, Great Britain & Hungary as well as 25 New Zealanders who are contesting an … Read More

Masters gold for Carolyn Jackson

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

Congratulations to orienteer Carolyn Jackson who again claimed gold in the recent World Masters Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships in Germany.   Despite inclement weather with 5 degrees temperature and rain that had the bike tracks resembling rivers, Carolyn was able to bring home gold in the long event and bronze medals in both the sprint & mass start races in the … Read More

Australian MTBO challenge team announced..

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

The Australian v New Zealand MTBO Challenge will take place in conjunction with the Australian MTBO Championships from October 25-27 in Maryborough, Victoria. New Zealand, as the visiting team, determined that the challenge would be contested over the following 8 classes:     W21; W40; W60; M21; M40; M50; M60; M70. The challenge will be contested in all 4 Australian Championship competitions … Read More

MTBO Championships

Kay Haarsma2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

An exciting season culmination awaits MTBO riders with 7 championship events in 10 days possible for those attending both the ACT & Australian Championships.     The ACT MTBO Championships – 18-20 October. This is on the weekend before the Australian Champs and is a great chance to have a go at the new Mass Start format.  3 events in 3 … Read More

Gold for Angus Robinson at MTBO World Championships

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Victoria’s Angus Robinson (BK) made history to become Australia’s first JWOC MTBO gold medallist by winning the sprint at Turnov (Czech Republic) today. He had a 21 second victory margin and earnt himself a World Championship jersey as well as the IOF gold medal. Angus rode really consistently throughout the race and nailed several crucial route choice legs. Some of … Read More