» More Orienteering News at the World of O frontpage

Alex Jospe - Rumford skate race

Rumford skate race

Last weekend was the second Eastern Cup of the year, in scenic Rumford, ME. I have fond memories of racing there in college; its a tough course that rewards good skiing and good fitness; you cant coast by on one or the other. And usually, the wind is blowing the…
Read story | Main page

right direction, so you cant smell the papermills from the ski tracks. Yay! CSU showed up with our usual army of juniors, and I signed up for the mass start skate race. I love mass starts! Rumford had gotten hit with the same rain as everyone else, but managed to keep their snow, and it looked a lot like churned-up manmade snow, despite its natural origins. The interesting thing was that despite the crystals acting totally transformed, skis and rills that are good on natural snow were running quite well, leading me to a stiff pair of fresh-snow skis. I…

 Note! The direct links to pages below might not always be up to date for old articles due to changes at the webpage in question.

Most popular from Alex Jospe

It's not about the bike - 2015-09-04 12:50:00
U.S. Two-day classic championships - 2013-10-23 11:25:00
JK 2015: The good, the bad and… - 2015-04-14 00:32:00
Miles to go before I sleep - 2016-11-03 09:20:00
Craftsbury Eastern Cup - 2016-12-22 15:52:00
Coaching in Vermont - 2014-02-13 12:37:00
The Birkie - 2014-02-24 12:14:00
World Orienteering Champs: Long Distance - 2014-07-13 10:47:00

Most read from Alex Jospe

WOC Long Final - 2015-08-11 07:03:00
JK 2015: The good, the bad and… - 2015-04-14 00:32:00
2015 US Orienteering Championships - 2015-03-31 12:06:00
It's not about the bike - 2015-09-04 12:50:00
U.S. Two-day classic championships - 2013-10-23 11:25:00
The JK International Festival of Orienteering - 2015-04-08 09:49:00
World Orienteering Champs: Long Distance - 2014-07-13 10:47:00
US Team Trials - 2016-06-13 08:12:00

Current Headlines - from all over the orienteering world

18.02: World of O MiniNews

World Ranking Races & LIVE GPS-tracking this weekend

Two World Ranking races with live GPS tracking in Portugal (Sprint on Saturday and Middle on Sunday...
Read story | Main page

21.02: Silje Ekroll Jahren

Training Camp in Alicante

After a long period of virus sickness in January, I was finally ready for my first training camp thi...
Read story | Main page

21.02: Tue Lassen

Week 19

The second and last week in Spain was another great trainingweek, as many others this winter. Despi...
Read story | Main page

20.02: Johan Runesson

Så här långt har 2017 överträffat mina förväntnin...

Nu har jag under nästan 3 månader varit en del av Tampereen Pyrintö och tyvärr har jag bara hunn...
Read story | Main page

17.02: Vinogradov Blog

How to improve your skills like a coach in elite Oriente...

I am going to share my knowledge and experience duringElite Coaching Seminar in Antalya (Turkey, 5-1...
Read story | Main page

20.02: Gernot Kerschbaumer Facebook

After competitions in 60m, longjump and Cross-country sk...

After competitions in 60m, longjump and Cross-country skiing, it was time for my orienteering season...
Read story | Main page