TITLE

Orienteering on TV - great potential

AUTHOR(S)
Persson, Björn
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Orienteering World;Nov2010, Vol. 2010, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the potential of orienteering as a television (TV) sport. Orienteering becomes more visible on TV as in the case in Czech Republic where viewers rate the sport as equal to basketball. Producer Karel Jonak says that orienteering has a potential as a TV sport by using GPS tracking and other technologies as they can create a unique and attractive mixture for the audience. He emphasizes the need to have an all year TV production model to keep the sport at people's minds.
ACCESSION #
58546488

 

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