Save the date for the Australian Junior Development Camp!

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia invites all juniors M/W14 and above to attend the National Junior Development Camp from 3rd to 5th of January 2023 in Launceston, Tasmania! The camp is conveniently timed to lead into the Oceania Championships which commence with the Sprint distance in Launceston on Saturday 7th of January! See attached flyer below, more information to come:  

Australians ready to fight in Estonia at World Cup Round 2

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, High Performance

Today the 2nd round of the World Cup kicks of in Rakvere, Estonia, doubling as the European Orienteering Championships (EOC). The championships starts with Middle Qualification on Wednesday and continues with Long distance on Thursday, Middle Final on Saturday and Relay on Sunday. Australia is fielding its largest team at a European round of the World Cup in many years, … Read More

Athlete Interview with Ethan Penck

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

This month Brodie interviewed recent Junior World Orienteering Championship (JWOC) debutant Ethan Penck. Ethan hails from South Australia, representing the Southern Arrows and this year had a successful domestic season which led to a place in the Australian Junior Team. During this years NOL season he impressively made the open men’s final of the knockout sprint, taking on several WOC … Read More

Live interview with JWOC representatives Mikayla Cooper, Julia Gannon and Mikaela Gray

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

Join us for our 2nd live interview for this year, this time with JWOC representatives Mikayla Cooper, Julia Gannon and Mikaela Gray! Fresh off racing in Portugal last week, the girls will be reflecting on their experiences of what could be described as an unintentional Sprint JWOC. With two debutants and one experienced junior athlete, it will be interesting to … Read More

Reflections on WOC 2022 – Live Interview with Aston Key

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

Fresh off his 5th place at the World Orienteering Championships Sprint Individual race, Aston Key will be joining Brodie Nankervis for a live Zoom interview this Wednesday 6th of July at 6pm AEST. Aston will be recapping his fantastic performance in the Sprint Individual, as well as covering his preparation for WOC 2022 and his experience in making the semi … Read More

OA Seeking Expressions of Interest to run National Junior Training Camp in 2022

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest from state organisations to host a national junior training camp in December 2022. This camp ran successfully in both 2017 and 2018, with over 100 participants. After disruptions from fires and the Covid-19 pandemic, OA is keen to see the camp return bigger and better in 2022! Suitable locations should aim to be … Read More

Support our 2022 National Teams with a tax deductible donation though the Australian Sports Foundation

Mike Dowling2022 Archive, Featured News, High Performance, Uncategorized

Whilst Orienteering Australia meets some of the cost associated with sending our National Teams to Europe, your donation will be used to assist team members cover accommodation and living expenses while overseas, uniform costs and airfares to and from the events. To make a donation toward assisting our senior teams go to WOC, World Cup, World Games and WUOC:…/national-senior-orienteering-teams … Read More

Vale Neville de Mestre – Former OA President

Mike Dowling2022 Archive, Uncategorized

Neville de Mestre served as President of the Orienteering Federation of Australia (OFA) from 1988 to 1990 and was also a member of the Technical Committee from 1982 to 1988 prior to his election as President. Neville was a person who radiated positive energy, enthusiasm, a can do mindset and possessed a sharp intellect. Neville began orienteering in the mid … Read More