Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

The summer league returned to the Gower this week for some fast racing around the sand dunes and woods of Penmaen and Nicholaston. With courses set by Roger Stein, there was a good mix of terrain with first controls navigating through the hazel woodlands overlooking the dunes, and then to drop down...

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After a long absence, Orienteering returned to Penllergaer Woods for the first time in many years. The path network and thick vegetation reduced the navigational challenge but none the less mistakes were easily made if you lost your concentration. The club also welcomed the 1st Garden Village Browni...

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Fast and furious racing at Oxwich Burrows was the name of the game for the 6th Summer League Event of the season, with the technical nature of the area meaning that time was quickly lost if navigation wasn't spot on. With a good attendance, it was GB squad athletes Ben Mitchell and Megan Carter Davi...

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The fifth Summer League Event of the season took place in the lovely deciduous woods of Craig Fawr near Margam. The woods however, located on a very steep slope proved challenging for both running and navigating as there are few paths and plenty of confusing rocky features. That however, didn't stop...

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Patrick Jones of SBOC narrowly missed out on first place in the third Summer League event of the season, being pipped by just 15 seconds by Jim Bailey of Bristol. In a course that cris- crossed the ridge of the Bryn, it was easy to make small errors and lose time but both managed to cover the 3.7km...

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