You could throw a blanket over the main contenders for the Easter 3-days in both elite classes after a tight first day. David Shepherd left his recent run of poor form behind him with a strong win ahead of Julian Dent. These two are now tied for first place overall, with Grant Bluett in 3rd. Rob Walter and Tom Quayle … Read More
Canberra Cockatoos continued their dominance of the National Orienteering League, with a strong performance in the Easter 3-Days Prologue. The Cockatoos won the day by virtue of their Men’s Team (Grant Bluett, 1st; Rob Walter 2nd and Tom Quayle 5th), while the Victorian Nuggets took out the Women’s Teams (Natasha Key 1st, Clare Hawthorne 5th, Kathryn Ewels 8th). In the … Read More
Check out some of their results from the races they went in There was a sprint race on saturday, results as follows name time place Gueorgiou Thierry 0:10:22 1 Schneider David 0:11:14 2 de Haas Troy 0:11:15 3 Lauenstein Marc 0:11:19 4 Stevenson Jamie 0:11:22 5 Bentz Felix 0:11:24 6 Johnson Oli 0:11:37 7 Hubmann Daniel 0:11:49 8 Ott Christian … Read More
Elite Prologue – Friday 25th March, Jindabyne. Important Final Message from the organisers 1) All competitors MUST be assembled on the athletics track by 10:15am at the LATEST. Any competitor arriving late risks disqualification. 2) Please note that this race includes a mix of parkland and some rough open ground, and for the safety of competitors, the organisers recommend the … Read More
Check out The FOOL Guide and make this year’s National Orienteering League all the more fun.
Coach Sue Neve will be chasing your nominations for Bushranger Team to compete against NZ in late-May in Victoria. See info and nomination details.
The invitation for the Australian Middle Distance Champs and associated NOL races has been released.
OA would like to announce the creation of a new award – the OA Athlete of the Year. The 2004 Athlete of the Year will be announced at the Easter 3-day carnival in Jindabyne. See this pdf file for details.
Rob Walter won the first races of the 2005 season last weekend. In some ways it was a resumption of normal service for Rob : before his injury-ruined 2004 season, it had been a normal part of early-season life for him to dominate. The first stage of his comeback, in New Zealand, did not set the world on fire, but … Read More
24-year old David Brickhill-Jones started the 2005 season on a high note when he won the Park World Tour (PWT) race in Brindisi last week. BJ, who came equal 17th in last year’s PWT, beat the top three from the 2004 (Øystein Kvaal Østerbø, Johan Näsman and Mats Haldin) to record his victory. “Things have really changed during the winter. … Read More