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[9/2: Updated with split analysis & maps!] Big 4 minute wins with excellent competition in a to...
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09.02: Thierry Gueorgiou Training Log

Final stage of POM 2016. A cha...

Final stage of POM 2016. A chase-start to end four good days of competitions. Another 14km course wh...
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10.02: Thierry Gueorgiou Training Log

Move to Alto Alentejo area and...

Move to Alto Alentejo area and ran one of the training from the Orievents training package. Hard to ...
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I am gifted with one of greatest privileges there can be - I have got a freedom to travel the World ...
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06.02: World of O MiniNews

POM 2016 Day 1: Maps and Results

Thierry Gueorgiou (France) and Marika Teini (Finland) won the first day of Portugal O-Meeting 2016 ...
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27.01.2016 - News from CAN
03:23 - Orienteering Canada

Job Opportunities: Orienteering Mappers

Job Opportunities: Orienteering Mappers Orienteering Canada (and its affiliated clubs) have a number of mapping projects to be completed in 2016. One or more positions are available in British Columbi ...
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21.01.2016 - News from CAN
06:27 - Orienteering Canada

Contract opportunity: Mapping Program Administrator

Mapping Program Administrator Orienteering Canada is looking for an individual to coordinate our project to assist Canadian orienteering clubs and associations to bring in foreign mappers in 2016 to c ...
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11.01.2016 - News from CAN
19:34 - Orienteering Canada

Sass Peepre Orienteering Training for Teens 2016

Sass Peepre Orienteering Training for Teens (SPOTT) 2016 Thursdays, February 4 – June 23, 2016 at 17:00 Pacific Standard Time (18:00 MST, 20:00 EST, 21:00 AST) SPOTT 2016 is an on-line program ...
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10.01.2016 - News from CAN
20:00 - Orienteering Canada

2016 National Orienteering Week

National Orienteering Week is June 4 – 12, 2016. Date Name / location Location June 4 June 5 June 6 June 7 June 8 June 9 June 10 June 11 June 12   INFO FOR CLUBS Clubs: contact us a ...
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07.01.2016 - News from CAN
21:08 - Orienteering Canada

Feb 15 2016 application date to host NAOC 2018

Any Canadian orienteering associations interested in hosting the 2018 North American Orienteering Championships are asked submit this form (or visit the Championships Events page) to Orienteering Cana ...
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20:21 - Orienteering Canada

2016 North American Ski-Orienteering Championships

We’re hoping to see lots of Canadians at the 2016 North American Ski Orienteering Championships at Presque Isle, Maine March 11 through 13, 2016. While the elite races will be at the highes ...
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06.01.2016 - News from CAN
06:59 - Team Canada

Planning out the Spring

Now that the winter sports are ending, and orienteering is getting closer, it has been time for me to organize my spring season. For me this means that I need to keep several things in mind:A smooth ...
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21.12.2015 - News from CAN
18:21 - Team Canada

Red Bull Canada corporate event

Heres a report about an HPP Fund Raising event that took place early in December in Whistler. The event was organized by me (Adrian) and there were several GVOC and FWOC volunteers including HPP membe ...
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19.11.2015 - News from CAN
20:07 - Team Canada

Mind Reps

Over the past few months, I’ve been unable to do any physical training due to a stress fracture. So since I couldn’t train my body, I decided to make the most of it by training my brain. I talked ...
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31.10.2015 - News from CAN
14:55 - Orienteering Canada

Orienteering Canada Strategic Plan Survey – Nov 13 ...

Orienteering Canada Strategic Plan Survey Orienteering Canada is just about to start the process of creating a new 3 to 5 year Strategic Plan for the organization. Of course, this affects the orientee ...
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19.10.2015 - News from CAN
12:01 - Team Canada

2nd Annual Calgary Training Camp

I always look forward to the various training camps in Canada. Seldom do we get the opportunity to meet up with other high level orienteers from across this vast nation. Training camps aren’t simply ...
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18.10.2015 - News from CAN
02:51 - Orienteering Canada

High Performance Program Application Due Oct 31

The High Performance Program (HPP) is designed specifically to support athletes who wish to achieve excellence in international orienteering. The HPP offers coaching support, training opportunities, a ...
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16.10.2015 - News from CAN
06:14 - Orienteering Canada

Volunteer Opportunity: HPP Regional Coach

Orienteering Canada’s High Performance Committee is seeking a HPP Regional Coach in the Pacific region. Interested individual please email hpp AT orienteering DOT ca and explain and your int ...
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13.10.2015 - News from CAN
16:56 - Orienteering Canada

Pumpkin Carving Contest – with an orienteering twis...

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28.09.2015 - News from CAN
23:27 - Team Canada

Seattle Adventure Running Tournament

This past weekend an contingent from GVOC headed down to compete in the Seattle Adventure Running tournament. The event was asprint orienteering tournament featuring an 80 person bracket.There were 6 ...
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07.09.2015 - News from CAN
08:28 - Team Canada

Making Maps

Although I have (over the years) run on more maps than I can count - with countless names written in the bottom corner as to who made those maps - I had never really considered the amount of work that ...
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20.08.2015 - News from CAN
21:04 - Team Canada

Scottish 6 Day

My big race this season was the Scottish 6 Day event which turned into 8 days because I signed up for the two sprints as well. That meant 8 days of racing with no rest, man did I feel tired at the end ...
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07.08.2015 - News from CAN
11:39 - Team Canada

WOC Long

The WOC Long took place at the remote Glen Affric. The forest was a mix of runnable areas and fallen trees, with some complex contours and few paths. People likened it to some Scandinavian terrain. Th ...
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05.08.2015 - News from CAN
11:53 - Team Canada

WOC Relay

What an exciting day! The WOC relay was in Darnaway again, but this time the terrain seemed much faster than yesterdays middle. The map can be found here.The Canadian womens team put in a very solid p ...
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04.08.2015 - News from CAN
10:54 - Team Canada

WOC Middle Final

The Middle Final took place today in Darnaway. The terrain seemed to be quite varied (rough with poor visibility in the beginning and more runnable near the end). Lots of athletes were making mistakes ...
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02.08.2015 - News from CAN
15:06 - Team Canada

WOC Sprints - Athlete's Perspective

Youve seen the results, the maps, the GPS tracking, and this blog (of course), but what was this years World Championships Sprint & Sprint Relay experience for the athletes like? Heres a bit of an ...
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01.08.2015 - News from CAN
21:06 - Team Canada

WOC Sprint Relay

It was an exciting day in Nairn! For the sprint relay, each team has 4 runners (2 male and 2 female). The map was a combination of tricky sand dunes, lots of parallel streets, some added fences, and i ...
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31.07.2015 - News from CAN
16:10 - Team Canada

WOC Sprint Qualifier

Today, our team raced in the sprint qualifier at Forres. There were a couple of tough route choices, and lots of opportunities to lose track of where you were in tiny alleys. The top 15th from each he ...
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30.07.2015 - News from CAN
16:42 - Team Canada

WOC Preview

The World Orienteering Championships in Inverness, Scotland start tomorrow (Friday)! Heres what you need to know about the Canadian athletes, schedule and how to watch. Day Race Start Times ...
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29.07.2015 - News from CAN
11:48 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

Final Days Until WOC

It has been pretty busy for me since I arrived in Europe with non stop training and racing. I really enjoyed all the races at O-Ringen in Sweden where I managed to win the middle selection race for ...
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27.07.2015 - News from CAN
02:17 - Team Canada

Terrain, maps and courses at O-Ringen 2015

O-Ringen was my first big orienteering event in Sweden and it certaintly lived up to the great orienteering that Scandinavia is famous for.For most of the days, the terrain was composed of fairly ru ...
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26.07.2015 - News from CAN
04:45 - Team Canada

The Oringen Experience

I would say, most North Americans attending a big Nordic multi-day orienteering competition are struck by the enormous scale. This year at Oringen, there were 18 058 runners (including a whopping 40 C ...
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21.07.2015 - News from CAN
14:02 - Team Canada

Training Camp in Stromstad, Sweden

Monday July 13th, 2015 I took the bus from Halden, Norway to Stromstad, Sweden in the morning and met up with Brent Langbakk and Jeff Teutsch at the bus station. Brent would be our coach for the t ...
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18.07.2015 - News from CAN
12:38 - Team Canada

Things We Learned in Strömstad

A portion of Team Canada held a training camp inStrömstad, Sweden. World Championships in 2016 will be held around this area so getting a chance to run around similar forests almost a year in advance ...
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03:37 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

O-Ringen and Canadian WOC Team Selections

I have not posted anything in a very long time, so I thought I should try and write something before the madness of O-Ringen starts. I have been in Europe for just over a week now after an excellen ...
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10.07.2015 - News from CAN
12:32 - Team Canada

JWOC Relay

Sadly, our JWOC spectating has come to an end. The athletes competed in the final race--the relay. Sweden won the womens race, finishing in 1:44:17. Finland won the mens race in 1:36:39.Our womens tea ...
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09.07.2015 - News from CAN
09:58 - Team Canada


Today was the last individual race of JWOC--the long. According to my sources, most of Team Canada was generally pleased with their long races. Michael Svoboda and Jan Erik Naess in particular had str ...
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08:54 - Team Canada

JWOC Middle Qualifier and Final Interview

Monday and Tuesday were the cold and rainy JWOC middle qualifier and middle final. Both races which challenges speed, technical ability, and focus in very detailed and tricky terrain. Canada had one a ...
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06:57 - Team Canada

How to punch with Emit

Some of you may not have encountered the Emit punching system, as both Canada and the US use SportIdent as well as most of central Europe. The two countries you are likely to encounter this system are ...
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08.07.2015 - News from CAN
08:37 - Team Canada

JWOC Sprint Interview

An interview with Emma WaddingtonSunday morning was the first of five Junior World Orienteering Championship races in Rauland, Norway; the sprint, held in the small village of Åmot. It was a hot, sun ...
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07.07.2015 - News from CAN
08:57 - Team Canada

JWOC Middle Final

The JWOC middle final looked tricky today with several top runners making mistakes. The results for team Canada are below. Remember that the A final had the top 60 runners from the qualif ...
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06.07.2015 - News from CAN
09:05 - Team Canada

JWOC Middle Qualifier

It looks like it was a wet and cold day in Norway! For the middle qualifier, there are three separate heats (A, B, and C). The top 20 from each of those move onto the A final, the next 20 are in the B ...
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27.10.2014 - News from CAN
22:13 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

North American Orienteering Championships

It has been two weeks since the North American Orienteering Championships wrapped up in Arnprior, Ontario. The weekends races were top notch and I think they were the best Canada has ever put toget ...
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10.10.2014 - News from CAN
16:46 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

US Nationals 2014/ NAOC Preview

This past weekend was the US Champs in New York where I had three great races. I ended up winning the sprint and was second overall in the long. I mp in the middle because I skipped a control but w ...
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07.10.2014 - News from CAN
07:25 - Emily Kemp. Ranked 39th

Wherever you go...

... And there you are.This simple expression has taken on so much meaning for me when, all of a sudden, I found myself re-starting my life in a new country, a new city, and creating a new home. About ...
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20.08.2014 - News from CAN
09:34 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

WUOC 2014- Final Thoughts

WUOC 2014 was one of my main goals for this season and was a competition that I thought I would be able to perform well at. I was in good shape physically and my orienteering was not even comparabl ...
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13.08.2014 - News from CAN
09:50 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

WUOC Sprint Mixed Relay

Yesterday was the sprint mixed relay in the town of Kromeriz. The course was mostly in park with a little loop in the town at the end. I thought the forkings were way better than the WOC sprint mix ...
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09.08.2014 - News from CAN
12:54 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

Silesia Grand Prix/WUOC

Last weekend I raced in the Silesia Grand Prix which was a 5 stage competition over 4 days in the North of Czech Republic. The terrain was very enjoyable and generally fast with some slower green a ...
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31.07.2014 - News from CAN
14:54 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

Scotland Training Camp- "Heather" and "Bracken...

Most of team Canada was in Scotland for a twelve day training camp in preparation for next year’s world champs. We were training twice a day on maps which was not just good preparation for ne ...
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10.07.2014 - News from CAN
07:52 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

WOC 2014

It was a great feeling to be back on the start line after missing last years world champs but a little nerve racking being my first time in the sprint qualification. I did not have the technical ra ...
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02.07.2014 - News from CAN
08:58 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

WOC Bound 2014 or Am I?

After being left off last year’s WOC team I have finally qualify for the sprint and the first ever sprint relay in Italy. The team was selected based on the results of the Alpe Adria Cup. I a ...
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19.06.2014 - News from CAN
06:57 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

Europe 2014- Where Orienteering Thrives

I have been in Europe for the past six days to start my preparations for the Canadian team trials, WOC, and WUOC. After getting injured at Sage Stomp earlier this spring my foot is almost back to 1 ...
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29.04.2014 - News from CAN
14:10 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 336th

Winter/Spring Training

After a great indoor track season with the University of Calgary Dinos which wrapped up at the end February I have shifted my training and started to focus on building my volume while maintaining m ...
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