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

High Performance Group (HPG) Updates

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance, High Performance News, National League

OA Confirms Head Coach and High Performance Administrator Roles extension until 2020 At its recent board meeting OA Directors discussed and agreed to extend the terms of the OA Head Coach, Jim Russell, and High Performance Administrator, Ian Prosser, until 2020. Extending the current terms will allow the current staff to hand over the responsibilities to new appointees after the … Read More

Australian Team for World Cup China

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

The senior selection panel have finalised the Australian team for the World Cup round in China toward the end of October. The selected athletes are: Women Bridget Anderson Mary Fleming Natasha Key Belinda Lawford Krystal Neumann Anna Sheldon Men Jarrah Day Martin Dent Matt Doyle Aston Key Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis Team manager: Ian Prosser Congratulations to all selected athletes. … Read More