Banská Bystrica (also known by other alternative names) is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains.
Christine Schaffner (born 3 February 1979) is a Swiss mountain bike orienteer and world champion.
Michaela Gigon (born 21 March 1977) is an Austrian mountain bike orienteer and several times world champion.
Mountain bike orienteering (MTB-O or MTBO) is an orienteering endurance racing sport on a mountain bike where navigation is done along trails and tracks.
The World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships is the official event for awarding World Champion titles in mountain bike orienteering.