The tribe

Creating a tribe takes time and a bit of commitment, but really not that much. You see, a tribe comes together somewhat like magnets. My City Race tribe magnets are easy to understand: Orienteering and Friendship. When you have the same passion, it is only natural that you “grow” your tribe around that passion and…

When the foe has a voice

We are very quick to judge a person or a situation when we don´t know the whole picture or what has happened that led to that situation, or made someone do something, or simply made them appear in our life. No matter how much you say out loud “no, not me, I don´t judge”, deep…

Have you gone AIR mode yet?

It’s funny how we evolve as orienteers through the years. Experience will do that to you, but also the sport itself keeps adapting and coming up with new things, new rules, new gizmos! I don’t know how long most of you have been orienteers, but if you have been at least as long as me,…

The dreaded mp!

When you start orienteering, missing points (mp) are not really something you stress about, and go more like “ok, yeah, now that I see, I really didn’t go to that control” and you figure you’ll pay more attention next time and don’t worry anymore about it because it was so fun anyways. But then you…