Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, News, Uncategorized

Funding is available through Women & Leadership Australia to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s Sport and Recreation industry. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 to enable participation in one of three leadership development courses designed for emerging through to senior leaders.  The scholarship funding must be allocated by the end of March … Read More

And it continues

Jim RussellUncategorized

Next race is the long, or the “classic’ as it use to be known. Australia has 4 runners, they are 11:51 Henry McNulty 12:03 Brodie Nankervis 14:46 Krystal Neumann 14:52 Aislinn Prendergast Plus 8 hours for those viewing in Australia You can find more about WOC here and on IOF Eventor Jim Russell

And now it begins

Jim RussellUncategorized

The Australian team is now ready for the first race at the World Orienteering Championships near Sarpsborg, Norway. The Middle Qualification will be held from 10.00am Norwegian time. The athletes representing Australia will be 10:06 Bridget Anderson 10:25 Simon Uppill 10:25 Patrick Jaffe 10:40 Belinda Lawford 10:48 Krystal Neumann 10:55 Matthew Doyle You can find more about WOC here and … Read More

On the move

Jim RussellUncategorized

Today we finished our Camp at Kirkebygden, and we shifted to the WOC accommodation in Sarpsborg, Norway. Kirkebygden has been an excellent place to stay, so close to the forest that we train in, but we need to move on and are now looking forward to the World Orienteering Championships that are now only 6 days away. Over the next … Read More

AUS team at WOC

Jim RussellUncategorized

Training continues for the Team that are at the pre-camp at Kirkebygden, while the last of the Australian team members have arrived in Europe this morning. Training today is on Våler Varde, just to the South of the accommodation. Most of the maps are close by, with them all a short 3 or 4 k drive away, or an easy … Read More

Consultation on improvements to NOL calendar

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is considering ways of improving the National Orienteering League calendar and is seeking views from across the orienteering community. A discussion paper on the NOL and some options for the future can be found here. If you would like to comment on how to improve NOL you can complete an online survey or email your comments to Ian … Read More

MTB orienteering team preparing for Worlds.

Kay HaarsmaUncategorized

Three elite men will be representing Australia in the upcoming World MTB Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC) at Viborg, Denmark from July 26 – August 4th. Team captain Ricky Thackray, from Western Australia, will be racing at his 5th WOC (World Orienteering Championships) after debuting in 2012.  Queenslander Joel Young is looking forward to his 2nd WOC after his inaugural races last … Read More

Aston Key follows up with a Bronze in JWOC Long Distance

Paul PrudhoeUncategorized

After a sensational win in the Sprint event Aston Key has followed up a day later with an equally impressive 3rd place in the Long Distance event.  Aston started at 12:46 (local time), 114th in a field of 170, which meant that the M20 competitors were spread out from 9:00am until 14:38. Covering the 10.1Km course with 625m of climb … Read More

Manager/coach sought for Australian team to World Cup China

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Orienteering Australia hopes to send a full team of 12 athletes to the World Cup round in China in late October. As part of that OA is seeking to appoint a manager/coach to lead the team. The World Cup will be held near Guangzhou from 24-30 October. The appointee will have their airfare and living costs covered. If you are … Read More

Nominations called for World Cup China

Ian ProsserUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is keen to send a full team of 12 athletes to the final round of the 2019 World Cup to be held in China in late October. To help the World Cup become more global it is important to support this round and OA is providing more support for this round than for a typical World Cup. Further … Read More