After many years of waiting, I have finally experienced the Jukola mass start. This outrageously big race has never been at the right time of the year for me to compete in, but with WOC earlier than usual this year the opportunity arose.
Here I am on the eve of my first Jukola surrounded by orienteering in another European summer.
Introducing the 2017 New Zealand JWOC Team.
Brawn before beauty
Post session cheat meal: Tiramisu
Roll up song: All Star
Interval session: 10 x 100m Hill Reps in Au
A biting southerly wind tested the participants in the 2017 South Island schools orienteering championships in Nelson at the weekend.