2022 Silva Medal – Progress Scores after 4 Events

Darryl ErbacherUncategorized

Silva Medal 2022 The Silva Medal is awarded to the Australian orienteer who best performs relative to their class in specified events. Points are awarded for Days 1, 2 and 3 of the Australian 3-Days Championship, the Australian Long Distance Championships, the Australian Middle Distance Championships, the Australian Sprint Championships, any State Championship conducted at the 3-Days carnival and the Australian Championships Carnival … Read More

National Sport Integrity Framework Overview

Mike DowlingUncategorized

Orienteering Australia has adopted the National Integrity Framework for sport in Australia and is in the process of fully implementing all the requirements of the framework. Our National Integrity Manager is working with OA and our state affiliates to implement the framework. This video provided by Sport Integrity Australia summarises what this means for members and participants in our sport.

Save the date for the Australian Junior Development Camp!

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia invites all juniors M/W14 and above to attend the National Junior Development Camp from 3rd to 5th of January 2023 in Launceston, Tasmania! The camp is conveniently timed to lead into the Oceania Championships which commence with the Sprint distance in Launceston on Saturday 7th of January! See attached flyer below, more information to come:  

Orienteering submits an Expression of Interest to be included in the 2026 Victoria Commonwealth Games

Mike DowlingUncategorized

There is a chance that Orienteering will be a sport in the Commonwealth Games in 2026 when they return to Victoria and focus on regional locations like Bendigo and Ballarat. A Working Group of Orienteering Australia and Orienteering Victoria representatives in partnership with the International Orienteering Federation has submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) along with a range of other … Read More

Get Into Orienteering – Promotional Videos

Mike DowlingUncategorized

Check out these two fantastic promotional videos introducing orienteering to people unfamiliar with our sport. Produced by Orienteering NSW, with the cooperation of Living It Live and Sport NSW. Orienteering – The adventure sport for all ages Orienteering – Amazing adventures for the young and free  

Australians ready to fight in Estonia at World Cup Round 2

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, High Performance

Today the 2nd round of the World Cup kicks of in Rakvere, Estonia, doubling as the European Orienteering Championships (EOC). The championships starts with Middle Qualification on Wednesday and continues with Long distance on Thursday, Middle Final on Saturday and Relay on Sunday. Australia is fielding its largest team at a European round of the World Cup in many years, … Read More

Athlete Interview with Ethan Penck

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

This month Brodie interviewed recent Junior World Orienteering Championship (JWOC) debutant Ethan Penck. Ethan hails from South Australia, representing the Southern Arrows and this year had a successful domestic season which led to a place in the Australian Junior Team. During this years NOL season he impressively made the open men’s final of the knockout sprint, taking on several WOC … Read More

Live interview with JWOC representatives Mikayla Cooper, Julia Gannon and Mikaela Gray

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

Join us for our 2nd live interview for this year, this time with JWOC representatives Mikayla Cooper, Julia Gannon and Mikaela Gray! Fresh off racing in Portugal last week, the girls will be reflecting on their experiences of what could be described as an unintentional Sprint JWOC. With two debutants and one experienced junior athlete, it will be interesting to … Read More

World Games Sprint Race Wrap

Mike DowlingUncategorized

Aston, Milla, Mason and Aislinn all ran today in the Individual Sprint at the World Games in Birmingham, US. It was a fiercely hot and humid day on a university campus which was very hilly. Despite being quite a simple map, the courses were set well and had some exciting route choice challenges. Aston was the strongest runner of the … Read More