(From an O-Net article I wrote in June 1995.) Prime makes it two on trot after epic bramble battle. (This refers to Emma Prime, winner of the open girls’ and local enough to be considered a local by the ‘Ballarat Courier’). Can anyone top this? Blair Trewin Yarra Valley OC/Bushflyers OC Australia LOK STARS 1-2 in WORLD CORPORATE GAMES. REST OF WORLD NOWHERE!!!!!!!!
I was in the LOK team that won the Harvester Trophy Relay in 1986, and this still counts as one of my best results ever. Here Peter Waldron reports on the event in Lokation 53. The title is taken from Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven by W.B.Yeats, which ends with the perhaps better known line Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
(An article by Paul Street reproduced from Lokation 90.) I came last in an O-event on Sunday: it was one of my best days of the year.
Helen organised the LOK National Event on Leith Hill in 1993. I was Entries Secretary and then ran the Finish. Many of you will remember the blizzard that struck during the event, and the temperature was so low that our finish computer clock started running slow. I ended up timing nearly 1400 people on my wristwatch. The following items are reproduced from an article in wrote in Lokation 88.
(This article was written by Ian Gilliver and is reproduced from Issue 56 of Lokation, the London Orienteering Klubb newsletter.) LOK achieved a world first at Chislehurst Caves on the evening of Saturday 19 September 1987: the world’s first day-time night orienteering event, or more simply, the world’s first underground orienteering event. One hundred and one competitors accepted this unique navigational challenge and some twenty more pursued the less taxing wayfarers course.