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28.07: World of O

What is best for Orienteering: Split the WOC or Not?

Next week during the World Orienteering Championships (WOC) in Scotland a decision will be taken abo...
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25.07: Eva Jurenikova

Back to Glen Affric after 16 years

WOC1999 was my first one. I was 20 years old and I got a possibility to run all the distances. ...
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28.07: Øystein Kvaal Østerbø

St. Moritz and Livigno as WOC preparation

This season I have followed a bit different training program than the previous years, and its the fi...
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25.07: Minna Kauppi


Hardly. You are never ready and perfectly fit. You can always do things better. Besides, I havent ev...
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21.07: Tessa Hill


Its been a really rough ride of a year so far and its not really getting much easier. Yes, depending...
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24.07: World of O MiniNews

O-Ringen 2015: Victories for Lind and Hausken Nordberg

[With animations] WOC runners William Lind (Sweden) and Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg (Norway) wo...
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28.07: Daniel Hubmann Facebook

Yesterday we were interviewed by SRF Sport, today we are...

Yesterday we were interviewed by SRF Sport, today we are travelling to Scotland! #WOC2015 ...
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24.07: Judith Wyder

Step by step towards World Orienteering Championships

The World Championships (WOC) are starting pretty soon and I`m getting more a...
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22.07: World of O MiniNews

Tough O-Ringen – Lind & Niggli impress after 3...

[Rest day in Sweden – Analysis time at World of O] William Lind and Simone Niggli have been m...
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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 549th

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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00:51 - Team Canada

Let the Games Begin!

4 JulyThis morning we went to the sprint model to walk some controls and check out the mapping again. There were some inconsistencies with it, namely vegetation and man-made features.We swung back to ...
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05.07.2015 - News from CAN
13:49 - Team Canada

Learning to punch

3 JulyThe day started off with fixing the Irish team’s flag atop their cabin, since it had been almost sideways for about a day. We duct taped it to the chimney and added our own touch, a small Cana ...
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11:28 - Team Canada

JWOC Sprint!

The team kicked off JWOC with their first race today--the sprint! Word on the street was that it was a hot day with some tough courses. Were looking forward to getting an on the ground perspective!Gre ...
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04.07.2015 - News from CAN
04:42 - Team Canada

Goats and Boats

2 JulyToday’s training was at Bjåli for relay training. We all had similar courses with forking and did a mass start at every three controls or so to simulate running with a lot of other people aro ...
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03.07.2015 - News from CAN
10:30 - Team Canada

Operation Big Beaver

1 JulyHappy Canada Day! To celebrate, we did a mock race at Sauraai with a full warm-up, interval starts, and all that jazz. “It’s very difficult to relocate if you get lost, because all the side ...
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04:50 - Team Canada

Norsk O-Festivalen Afterthoughts

The Norsk O-Festivalen was quite a unique race in comparison to the majority of races that I run in that many aspects were different such as the atmosphere, the number of runners around you, and the ...
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02.07.2015 - News from CAN
15:17 - Team Canada

JWOC 2015 details

The 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships run July 4 to 10 in Rauland, Norway.The Canadian team consists ofPia Blake (Whitehorse)Emma Sherwood (Calgary)Emma Waddington (Hamilton)Alexander Bergs ...
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14:52 - Team Canada

Land of the Midnight Sun

30 June 2015During this time of year in Norway, since it’s so far north, the sun doesn’t really set. Even in the middle of the night, theres still plenty of sunlight which can making getting to sl ...
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01.07.2015 - News from CAN
05:16 - Orienteering Canada

Jr World Orienteering Championships July 4-10

The 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships run July 4 to 10 in Rauland, Norway. The Canadian team consists of Pia Blake (Whitehorse) Emma Sherwood (Calgary) Emma Waddington (Hamilton) Alexander ...
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30.06.2015 - News from CAN
12:59 - Team Canada

En Route to Rauland

29 June 2015On Monday morning, most of the team met up in Oslo and we started our journey in our rented nine-seater van (which Alex nicknamed “The Slug”). We were heading up to the chilly mountain ...
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29.06.2015 - News from CAN
03:11 - Orienteering Canada

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03:09 - Orienteering Canada

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28.06.2015 - News from CAN
04:29 - Orienteering Canada

Coach Profile: Hans Fransson

Hometown Hamilton, ON Club DontGetLost and OK Njudung (Sweden) Occupation Teacher What is your first orienteering memory? I followed the footsteps of my brother (mostly) and the rest of the family pr ...
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04:23 - Orienteering Canada

Coach Profile: Patrick Goeres

Hometown Winnipeg, MB Club MOA Occupation 4th year medical student at the University of Manitoba. Proudest Orienteering Achievment Representing Canada is always a very special experience. I was most ...
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04:15 - Orienteering Canada

Coach Profile: Ross Burnett

Hometown Whitehorse, Yukon Club YOA Occupation Yukon Government: Cabinet Policy Analyst Proudest orienteering achievements I competed for Canada at four WOCs (83, 85, 87, 89) and numerous World Cups; ...
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04:07 - Orienteering Canada

Athlete Profile: Brian May

Born Hometown Cornerbrook, NL Currently living Salmon Arm, BC Club Sage Orienteering Occupation Professor, Okanagan College Training log Attackpoint Twitter @brianmay1867 Please list your best and pr ...
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18.06.2015 - News from CAN
13:41 - Orienteering Canada

Emily Kemp featured at IOF’s Athlete of the Month

The International Orienteering Federation features an athlete each month and Canada’s own Emily Kemp is currently featured. Read the IOF’s profile of and interview with Emily here ...
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17.06.2015 - News from CAN
20:55 - Orienteering Canada

Coaches and Team Leaders to WOC and JWOC 2015

COACHES AND TEAM LEADERS TO WOC AND JWOC 2015 The High Performance Committee is pleased to confirm that Raphael Ferrand will be coaching Team Canada at both the Junior World Orienteering Championships ...
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16.06.2015 - News from CAN
17:13 - Team Canada

Shipping Up to Boston

What better way to get pumped for this summer’s big races than a sprint camp in Boston? That’s right, nothing! Robbie Graham and myself, Emma Waddington, spent the weekend down in the Boston/ ...
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09.06.2015 - News from CAN
11:57 - Team Canada

2015 High Performance Program Silent Auction at the Canadian ...

While the Canadian Orienteering Championships(COCs) are still two months, we wanted to let everyone know that the High Performance Program SilentAuction will be held in conjunction with the banquet on ...
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08.06.2015 - News from CAN
15:31 - Orienteering Canada

Athletes’ Rep Election Process

2015 Athlete Representative Election Process Background In 2008 the position of Athlete Representative was created. The athlete representative sits on both the High Performance Committee (HPC) and the ...
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04.06.2015 - News from CAN
13:17 - Team Canada

World Cup Update

Yesterday was the long and first race of this years World Cups being held in Norway-Sweden! It looked like it was a pretty exciting and gruelling day of racing. We had three Canadians running: Emily ...
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21.05.2015 - News from CAN
16:10 - Team Canada

Upcoming World Cups in Norway/Sweden

Greetings Canadian Orienteers!Its that time of year again where we start getting exciting news from our elite athletes racing abroad! Coming up quick, we have four athletes competing in this years sec ...
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09.04.2015 - News from CAN
05:25 - Team Canada

The JK - And the season starts again.

Last week I celebrated a milestone. All the cuts and bruises on my legs had fully healed and 90% of my toe nails were back to normal.And then the orienteering season started again.Although a seemingly ...
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27.10.2014 - News from CAN
22:13 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 549th

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 549th

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 32nd

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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 549th

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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31.12.2013 - News from CAN
20:40 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 549th

New year, New Ambitions

After improving tremendously in the 2013 season, 2014 is looking promising. I have decided to focus on running this winter with hopes of developing my orienteering further. After many seasons of sh ...
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20.10.2013 - News from CAN
13:13 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 549th

Canadian Orienteering Championships

It has been a week since the Canadian Orienteering Championships wrapped up in Hamilton, Ontario. It was a great weekend of racing, on some of the nicest terrain in Canada. The courses were very wel ...
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10.10.2013 - News from CAN
18:55 - Damian Konotopetz. Ranked 549th

COC Preview

The Canadian Orienteering Championships are set to start tomorrow night in Hamilton, Ontario, starting with the Sprint (CC/WRE) at McMaster University followed by the Middle (CC/WRE) and Long (CC) in ...
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