JWOC 2015- Final Preparations

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A report on the Aussie Teams final race preparations during the last week in Norway from Karen (Manager) “Training this week has involved racing simulations which we’ve done with the New Zealanders. The aim of these races is to mirror what the athletes will go through during competition week – complete with start times, control descriptions, warm up maps and … Read More

JWOC 2015-Aussie Teams Preparation

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The Australian JWOC Team has spent the last week preparing in Norway for the Junior World Orienteering Championships that will start in Amot, Norway on Sunday. They have been doing some race preparations in the similar terrains whilst enjoying the beautiful warm sunny weather and some spectacular views. The Australian team is being coached by Hanny Allston and the manger … Read More

Australian Team WOC 2015

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Australian Team World Orienteering Championships, Inverness, Scotland  31st July-7th August. The team to represent Australia at the World Orienteering Championships is: Men Lachlan Dow-Middle, Sprint Relay Bryan Keely- Sprint, Long Ian Lawford- Sprint Brodie Nankervis- Sprint Simon Uppill-Middle, Long, Sprint Relay Women Hanny Allston- Sprint, Middle, Long, Sprint Relay Rachel Effeney- Sprint, Sprint Relay Krystal Neumann- Sprint Laurina Neumann- Long … Read More

Bushrangers Test Match Victory

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Australian Team wins AUS-NZ Test Match After 3 days of close racing in Woodhill Forest, the Australian Bushrangers have pipped the New Zealand Pinestars 285-280 to take the Aspin-Key Trophy back across the Tasman. On Day 3 at Otakanini Topu, with only the women’s elite to be decided the score stood at 257-257, but the Australian victory in that grade … Read More

HP News May 2015

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Orienteering Australia High Performance News  May 12th 2015 Tiomila Relay Last weekend saw the running of the large and very important Swedish relay-Tiomila. There was live TV including GPS tracking and also live commentary and results. The men’s race was very close and was not decided until the very last control of the 10th leg after 7 hours 43 minutes … Read More

Tiomila-Swedish Relay

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Tonight is the largest orienteering relay held in Sweden the home of orienteering. For the men there are teams of 10 runners and for the women there are teams of 5 runners. The women’s event starts at 14:30 (22:30EST) and all legs are in daylight. There is over 340 teams entered from clubs, mostly Scandinavian. The men’s event starts at … Read More

New Sponsorship Deal for OA with Icebug Australia

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  Orienteering Australia is very pleased to announce a new sponsorship arrangement with ICEBUG Australia. The sponsorship arrangement covers the World Orienteering Championship team 2015, the Junior World Orienteering Championship team 2015, the National Orienteering League 2015 both individual and teams competition. The sponsorship will be officially launched at the next round of NOL events in Canberra 23rd/24th May when the … Read More