Ciara Smart’s account of the 2017 World Rogaining Championships in Rēzekne, Latvia

Posted on 09/09/2017 by Chris – for Ciara Smart And they say Australia is inhospitable! This year I was lucky enough to travel to Latvia to compete in the World Rogaining Championships, along with nearly a thousand others. At the closing ceremony of the previous World Championships, held near Alice Springs in Australia, I recall the […]

Trev’s Puzzle

Posted on 06/11/2017 by Chris Stevenson Finally, a small puzzle… Dave Williams nominated as his favourite place on the course, “the dramatic knife-edge spur above 92 on the way from 70. We timed it perfectly with great views east just before sunset.” Here is a great example of the difficult country that the top teams […]

Rogaining’s Social Structure

Posted on 10/11/2017 by Chris Stevenson I do not remember much about studying ancient history at school but I do remember the class structure of Ancient Greek society and the “Pentacosiomedimni” whose wealth can be defined as being greater than 500 bags of wheat. Like Ancient Greek society rogaining has its own class structure, of […]

Strategic Plan – What’s Wrong with Rogaining

Posted on 18/11/2017 by Chris Stevenson What’s wrong with Rogaining? I reckon there is nothing wrong with rogaining. I love the sport and I have been happily competing for 23 years now and I am looking forward to giving the Super Veterans a run for their money when I qualify next year. So I am probably […]