Atle's blog

Atle Vårvik is MOT’s founder and creator. He has been passionate about people and life since he was a young boy. Atle is a former Olympian speed skater. He is married to Sigrun and together they have two sons, Kristian and Johann. In this blog he is sharing his reflections and experiences.

Great experience in week 33

MOT Latvia was founded last year. Sigrun and I are impressed over the right recruitement, the quality and their independence. This week we stayed five days in Riga. Basic education, Enthusiast Gathering and Board Meeting. You can see the six minutes video demonstrating why we are so proud:    

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Great experience in week 32

Erik is an important person in MOT’s history. He has been giving me a lot of inspiration since I met him for the first time in 1995. Life has not been easy for that man… One of my great experiences this week was to meet him again in Hamar with his family. Erik is now […]

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MOT Denmark is now independent

December 2016, MOT Denmark had put behind them three great years in operation. It was therefore magical for me and Sigrun to attend as board members for the last time on their board meeting in Copenhagen 15th of December. We have cut “The umbilical cord” to MOT Denmark. In 2017 MOT Denmark will carry out MOT’s Basic […]

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MOT Latvia is founded

February 1st 2016 MOT Latvia was founded. It was a magical experience in Riga. Latvia is the fifth MOT-country. The motivation is simple: Develop robust youth, who includes all.

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MOT Norway: The best result of all time

In January 2016 Marte, the leader of MOT Norway, could show documented results from the MOT-survey of 2015 wich was concucted on tenth graders in Norway. 8.478 students answered the survey (an increase of 6% from the year before). The survey has these questions, among others: “MOT has made me better at caring for others”, “MOT […]

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MOT Thailand founded

The 17th of April 2015 MOT Thailand was founded. It was a magical experience in Nongkhai. Thailand is the fourth MOT-country that founds their own organization. The motivation is simple: develop Robust youth, who includes all.

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