Back in the DPRK

Patrik Gunnarsson's continuing mission to take orienteering to the final frontier and beyond took him and crew to North Korea this month.

Whilst the word's media got excited about the whereabouts of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, Patrik was orienteering in yet another new country.

Reports of  previous orienteering events held in the DPR have described armed guards lining the roads to prevent people going to places wheer they shouldn't, a practice that Big Foot intends to take up for sprint events, once we get the grant in.

We're wild west winners - Australian champs success

A fairly large Big Foot contingent flew west to compete in the various Australian championships with mixed success.

After the carnival's first day (the West Australian championships) which was wet aqnd windy, the weather settled down and was pretty good, along with the following Big Feet who placed in the top 10:

Australian Middle Distance Championships


Metroleague Finals 2014, Cecil Hills South: Big Foot triumphant in Divs 1 and 2

Mark and Andrew comparing notes about routes

Mark and Andrew comparing notes about routes


NSW Ski-O Champs - results, report, RouteGadget and r-photos

Winners are grinners. Or maybe its because its stopped snowing.

Alasdair Tutt and Tess Noble knocked over the long course, Alasdair seizing victory from Jackson Bursill as Jackson missed out the last control.

Four Big Foot juniors in the NSW Schools Team

Congratulations to Rebecca, Callum, Alastair & Ewan who have been selected to be members of the NSW Schools Team to compete in the Australian All Schools Championships to be held in WA in September.

Hanny takes number 1 spot

Hanny Alston has overtaken Lizzie Ingham to be number 1 ranked female in the Big Foot Rankings after the leading women made the rest of the competition look pedestrian at the ACT Sprint Championships. Hanny, Lizzie and third-placed Shannon Jones all had outstanding runs on their 2.3km Sprint course, with Hanny and Lizzie both showing continued form improvement as they prepare for WOC.

Big Foot become Australia's Champion Club

Cumulative results for Easter 3-days - after 3 days (finishers to 13:00 on Monday)

Champion Club competition results

RouteGadget - now with less caffeine

Jarkko Ryyppö the RouteGadget writer has released a new version that will work without Java and has a heap of nice features.

The Big Foot RouteGadget repository now uses it.

See Jarkko's video on the new features here:


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