Ski Orienteering is one of the few winter sports on the World University Championships sports programme. Its first edition was held in 2016 in Tula, Russian Federation and was immediately a hit. Combining orienteering and cross-country skiing, it’s a very technical sport.
FISU Technical Committee Chair
The History of Ski Orienteering in FISU
Further to a long-lasting cooperation between FISU and the International Orienteering Federation (IOF), Ski Orienteering entered the programme of the World University Championships officially in 2013. The first event in the discipline will be held in 2016 in the region of Tula, in the Russian Federation.