Park World Tour 2010, Perth DVD released

The Park World Tour team are pleased to announce the release of a DVD capturing the highlights of last years PWT. You can also view it on YouTube

18th Mar 11   Read more…

What people said

A selection of quotes from competitors and organisers.

Helena Jansson (women’s winner)
I’ve never seen and O course like this. It was really tricky with little streets and alleys. This was just the way it should be. I agree it was more difficult than the world champs. This is a whole different level, you don’t get street orienteering like this in Norway.

Øystein Kvaal Østerbø (men’s winner)
I hesitated a few seconds and lost a few more in my route choice. But it was agood run. I don’t say it was better than the world championships which had a course which went out of the streets but this was very technical.

13th Sep 10   Read more…

Park World Tour Final - the full story

Some of the World’s best orienteers took to the streets of Perth City Centre for the 2010 Park World Tour (PWT) final. Athletes from over 17 nations and domestic runners who qualified in Friday’s race in Scone Palace competed for a share of the €5000 prize fund.

Today’s Park World Tour final topped the world championships, so said women’s winner Helena Jansson, current world sprint silver medallist and former world champion. The Swedish number one showed her class in Perth, taking on startled shoppers and the traffic as well as the technical course. “It was a really tough course, with all the little streets and back alleys” Helena said. “This is just the way it should be. It’s a whole different level than the world championships.”

12th Sep 10   Read more…

Course maps available

You can download a PDF containing all the course maps for each day.
Scone course maps
Perth course maps
RouteGadget for all events

12th Sep 10   Read more…

Older news

PWT Winners… 11th Sep 10

Live action from Perth PWT… 11th Sep 10

PWT Prologue Results… 10th Sep 10

Park World Tour 2010, Summary… 09th Sep 10

PWT Bulletin #2… 01st Sep 10

PWT Press release, 23rd Aug… 23rd Aug 10

PWT - Prizes for the Open Classes… 05th Aug 10

PWT Bulletin #1… 29th Jul 10

What to expect at the PWT… 08th Jul 10

Press release, May 2010… 06th May 10

Press release, March 2010… 10th Mar 10

Press release, Dec 2009… 16th Dec 09

Press release, Sept 2009… 07th Sep 09

Sunday 12th September… 05th Sep 09

What is the Park World Tour?… 05th Sep 09

What is Perth 800?… 05th Sep 09

 

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What is the Park World Tour?

It started as a wild idea. A World Cup in park orienteering. A competition that would bring the orienteers into the cities, in front of the people and the crowds.

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