2020 WOC and WUOC team officials

Ian Prosser2020 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce 2020 national team manager and coach positions as follows: World Orienteering Championships, Denmark, July Coach: Wendy Read Manager and Assistant Coach: Stefano Raus Assistant Coach: Jim Russell World University Orienteering Championships, Russia, July Coach: Henry McNulty Manager and Assistant Coach: Natasha Key Wendy is rejoining as a WOC official after a few years rest; … Read More

Australian MTBO Team Selection – Call for Nominations

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, High Performance, Mountain Bike Orienteering

Nominations have now opened for the 2020 Oz MTBO Team. We’re looking for male and female riders in the Junior (M/W20) or Elite (M/W21) classes to represent Australia at the World Champs, in the Czech Republic in August. Nominations are open until 21st March. Use this link to submit your details – https://forms.gle/tk6iM5KS2jtr67Kr9 The team selection criteria can be found … Read More

OA National Manager Coaching Development Announced

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Newcastle Orienteering Club member Russell Blatchford as the new National Manager, Coaching Development. Russell joins the OA High Performance team with a wealth of orienteering knowledge and extensive professional experience. Before retiring in 2018 Russell was a secondary PDHPE Teacher for 36 years, during which time he had the roles of … Read More

2020 Development Camp – Cancelled

Jim Russell2020 Archive, High Performance

In the current Fire (and smoke) situation that is in NSW (and other States), OA and I have decided that the best and only thing to do, is to cancel the upcoming Junior Development Camp that was going to be in the Newcastle area from the 3rd to 8th of January, 2020. As a sport, that has its playing fields … Read More

2020 National Squads Announced

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance

The senior and junior selection panels have named squads for 2020 which can be found here. These are provisional squads which will be revised after Easter. Additional athletes who meet the standards will be added then and athletes who are not active in high performance activities may be removed to make way for those who are active. We are also … Read More

National Team Positions

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for three world level teams in 2020: Junior World Orienteering Championships, Turkey, 28 June – 4 July; World Orienteering Championships (Sprint), Denmark. 5 – 11 July ; and World University Orienteering Championships, Russia, 14-18 July. Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and … Read More

Sprint Relay day in China

Jim Russell2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Sunday evening, Australian time was the Sprint Relay, with only the Sprint to go before the World Cup is wrapped up for season 2019. Nanhai Movie and TV Town was the venue, with the opening leg being a choice of one side or the other of the large hill that dominated the mapped area World of O article here    … Read More

World Cup final under way in China

Jim Russell2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

The final races of the World Cup for 2019 are underway in China, Australia has a full team, of 6 Men and 6 Women. In the Middle today,  Brodie Nankervis was the best-placed Australian in the Men, with a place inside the top 50, with Krystal Neumann the best-placed Women, just outside the top 50 Results for the Middle are here Tomorrow, … Read More