Orienteering As a Sport

Added by on March 25, 2017

Orienteering is a fun sport that not many people really consider. But if you want to get active and have a good time too, it’s something that you definitely shouldn’t rule out. You can have fun with friends and even make it competitive. It’s hard to understand how enjoyable it can be until you’ve given it a try for yourself. You get to keep fit, solve challenges and see amazing sites.

The Winner of the First Known Orienteering Competition finished the Course in 1 Hour and 47 Minutes

 Orienteering dates back to near the end of the 19th century. It was in 1897 that the very first public orienteering competition took place. It was sponsored by the Tjalve Sports Club and was held near Oslo in Norway. Back then, there were three control points, far fewer

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