Junior Camp 2021 Wrap Up

Brodie NankervisCoaching

Words from Felicity Crosato, Camp Coordinator Qld Junior Camp was to be a little different this year, when it was planned to combine it with the National Junior Development Camp.  Planning was going well, with nearly 140 people registered to attend, when Covid 19 struck again and restrictions prevented most of the interstaters, including the other Co-coordinator, Brodie Nankervis from … Read More

OACT Moderate Level Training Camp for Developing Orienteers

Brodie NankervisCoaching, Get Involved, Learn

OACT is putting on a fantastic looking initiative in late June – a moderate level training camp focused on teaching navigation skills for developing orienteers! Training activities will be suited for all developing orienteers, from those first trying their hand at moderate navigation to those transitioning towards hard navigation. The camp has been scheduled so that those heading to the national … Read More

OA Welcomes new General Manager Matthew Dunstan

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Matthew replaces Paul Prudhoe who retired after three and a half years of excellent, hard work in the role Matthew has a strong background in Australia and overseas with organisations including Basketball Victoria, Sport NSW, Tenpin Bowling Australia, Sport Bay of Plenty (NZ) and England Netball. Matthew has also worked at the grassroots and club levels as General Manager of … Read More

OA Welcomes Hanny Allston to the team

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OA has appointed Hanny Allston to the board as Director – Coaching. Hanny Allston is the founding director of Find Your Feet, an award-winning Tasmanian business specialising in international trail running experiences, peak performance coaching and outdoor retail. She holds tertiary degrees in medical research, education, coaching and business. Hanny is an Australian Institute of Company Directors councillor, the tourism & … Read More

National League climax at Broulee

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Aston Key and Grace Crane are the senior National Orienteering League champions for 2021 after today’s final individual round in the sand-dune terrain of Broulee. Key started in front in the chasing-start format and was never headed, doing the day’s fastest time in his eighth win from ten 2021 rounds, with Patrick Jaffe and Brodie Nankervis in the minor placings. … Read More

Training Camp Double Header in July 2021!

Brodie Nankervis2020 Archive

Orienteering Australia is excited to announce more information on the upcoming junior development camp and senior training tour in QLD in July 2021! Australian Junior Development Camp: Entries are now open for the camp which will be held from Thursday 8th-Sunday 11th July with an optional extra training/race Wednesday 7th pm in Brisbane (details TBC). Bulletin 1 has now been uploaded to … Read More

WOC 2021 Merit Team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian merit team for WOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all! Women Grace Crane Tara Melhuish Krystal Neumann Olivia Sprod Men Matt Doyle Patrick Jaffe Aston Key (Oceania champion middle) Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis (Oceania champion sprint,long) The … Read More

Crane and Key at the top in NOL long distance

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Grace Crane and Aston Key took the honours in today’s National Orienteering League long distance race, at the SA State Championships at Crooked Straight near Renmark. It was Key’s seventh win from nine rounds, while Crane took her third victory of the season, all of them in long distance races. Key ended up with a reasonably comfortable win, over three … Read More

Key, Neumann take National League middle distance

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Aston Key and Krystal Neumann took out today’s middle distance National Orienteering League races at Bunyip Reach, near Renmark in South Australia. Neumann was a comfortable winner, establishing a big lead early after her nearest rivals lost time early, and going on to a four-minute lead. Grace Crane edged out Asha Steer for second, with Olivia Sprod just behind. It … Read More