Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World Championships 2022, Denmark

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Denmark from the 26th-30th of June, 2022.“This is the first-ever World Orienteering Championships in the sprint format only with Individual Sprint, Knock-Out Sprint, and Mixed Sprint Relay races to be contested. After a tough selection process with many athletes vying for … Read More

Orienteering Australia Selection Announcement World Junior Championships 2022, Portugal

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is delighted to announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Portugal from the 10th-16th July, 2022. The selected athletes will compete in 3 individual races (Sprint, Middle and Long distance) as well as the team relay competition. “ We look forward to a return to JWOC with great optimism after … Read More

OA Seeking Expressions Of Interest for Athlete Comission

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Administration, High Performance, High Performance News

OA is seeking expressions of interest from the Australian orienteering community to be a part of an athletes commission. This group of 4-6 individuals will represent the athlete body in decisions about orienteering in Australia. OA encourages athletes from both foot and MTBO disciplines, of any age, ability or gender, to consider being involved. The initial members will help shape … Read More

January Athlete Interview with Ricky Thackray

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance, Mountain Bike Orienteering

This month Brodie sat down with Ricky Thackray, recently having moved from Western Australia to Victoria at the behest of his wife to further her career.  Ricky has represented Australia at the World MTBO Champs in 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018 and 2019 and has taken out several Australian titles, although has yet to win a National middle-distance title despite winning … Read More

OA National Team Positions 2022

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for WOC, JWOC and WUOC(subject to any further COVID-19 restrictions). ● World Orienteering Championships, Denmark, 25-30th June 2022 ● Junior World Orienteering Championships, Portugal, 10-16th July 2022 Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and coaches will have their travel costs paid for … Read More

Senior National Team Squads

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

OA would like to announce the 2 National Senior Squads going into 2022. We are trialling a different squad setup – High Performance and National Development. We are very excited to have secured 2 fantastic leadership teams with loads of experience to help guide the 2 senior squads. HP – Matthew Crane , Jo Allison and Grant Bluett ND – … Read More