William Lind is one of the elite runners who will be involved in organizing O-Ringen in Sälen 2016. In Sälens latest blogpost he explains why he loves orienteering.
O-Ringen is for me one of the highlights of the year. To see and meet so many people, young and old, strive for the same goals, challenge themselves, and all with a smile on their faces. That at least is something that makes me happy and proud to be a part of.
In next year’s competition I participate as an organizer and I look forward to that as well as I did in Gothenburg (2004). O-Ringen is the biggest event in orienteering in Sweden, here we really make the sport visible in many ways. Obviously we can be better at getting it out to the media and the public but that is not absolutely necessary, you and I know why we're doing this amazing sport.
I myself do it because it's the most fun I know, and because I like:
For me, orienteering is a long eventful journey and I look forward to being a part of the O-Ringen in Sälen 2016.