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Nick Smith

Perfect Flow: The Tim Robertson Story

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Gene Beveridge chats to NZ sprint star Tim Robertson about how he went from running his first World Champs in 2012 (at the age just 16!) to now being one of the favorites for a medal six years later.

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Jul
14
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Middle Final Event vlog#12

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Last individual day at JWOC! Some great results in an insanely technical and physical middle distance!

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Jul
13
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NZ JWOC 2018 Team – Middle Distance Start Times (Friday Night NZST)

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Middle Qual

NZ team pleased to have four athletes in the A final tomorrow; congrats to Katie, Max, Joe & Cameron. They will all be wearing GPS. First starts B & C final 10:01, women A final 11:31 & men A final 12:02. Team in good spirits & looking forward to the technical courses tomorrow in Bócsa.

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Jul
13
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Middle Qualification Event vlog#11

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JWOC Middle Qual

A pretty successful day at the Middle Qual! In some tricky terrain the team managed to pull out some great performances! Super pumped for the Finals tomorrow!

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Jul
12
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NZ JWOC 2018 Team – Making Friends (Day #10)

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Friends

Instead of a vlog of the NZ JWOC 2018 Team resting, check out what the team got up to today, making Friends!

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Jul
11
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World of O – JWOC 2018 All You Need to Know

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Middle Terrain

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 (#JWOC2018) starts with Long on Monday July 9th, continues with Sprint on Tuesday, Middle Qual on Thursday, Middle Final on Friday and Relay on Sunday.

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Jul
11
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World of O – JWOC Sprint 2018 Maps, Results, GPS Analysis

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JWOC 2018 Sprint Map

JWOC Sprint brought a surprise win for Germany’s Colin Kolbe in the men’s class and a favourite win by Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) in the women’s class. World of O Analysis.

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Jul
11
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Sprint Event vlog#9

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All the action from the Sprint Distance here at JWOC 2018!

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Jul
10
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Long Distance Event vlog#8

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All the action and interviews from the Long Distance event at JWOC2018, Hungary!

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Jul
10
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

JWOC 2018 Long: Maps and Results (World of O)

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World of O provides a review of the Long Distance JWOC race, maps, and results.

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Jul
9
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Opening Ceremony and Sprint Model vlog#7

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Vlog Day 7! Check out the super exciting sprint model, technical model, and Opening Ceremony!

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Jul
8
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Training Day Six – Tenches Model Map vlog#6

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Day 6 at JWOC meant travelling to official competition accomodation, and a look at the model map for the terrain races!

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Jul
7
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Training Day Five – Middle Simulation Day vlog#5

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Middle Simulation Day and last real training before competition starts! Plus a cheeky house tour!

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Jul
6
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Training Day Four vlog#4

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Day 4 here at JWOC Training Week was a nice easy rest day, involving some intervals and a short jog. Check it out!

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Jul
5
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Day 3 – Long Distance Simulation vlog#3

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Today was a long distance simulation on a map called Pirto, where most of the team took it relatively easy and focused on getting into the right racing mindset, ready for the long on Monday. Check out the terrain and some of the team’s thoughts!

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Jul
4
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Training Day Two #2

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Bit of insight around the terrain and training here at JWOC 2018! Hopefully we can make these daily vlogs so everyone at home can play along too!

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Jul
3
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NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Training Day One #1

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Short video from a leg of todays training in Hungary, JWOC middle distance terrain. Check out what the team is up against! Different but somewhat similar to what we have home in NZ. GPS is a wee bit off, but just to get the idea.

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Jun
29
PAPO

NZ Secondary School Orienteering Championships 2018 – Bulletin 2

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The second formal Bulletin contains further useful information about the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2018, and can be downloaded from https://nzssoc2018.papo.org.nz/. Please note: Entries close on the 6th of July. The organisers look forward to seeing all entrants and their supporters in Christchurch on the 19th, 20th and 21st of July.

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Jun
25
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Insight: Sport is a volunteer’s game (Hawkes Bay Today)

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A Hawke’s Bay Orienteering club member, Amron has been drawing and constructing maps voluntarily for the past 10 years and for him, volunteers were essential for sport in the region.

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Jun
22
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Waiuku College leading the way in orienteering (Stuff – Franklin County News)

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Three year 9 girls are turing heads in the orienteering world, after they came away from the North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships with an award.

Despite limited orienteering experience, Waiuku College’s Millie Thompson, Charlize Aicken and Beanie Rattrie came away with the small school section from the event, where the three girls’ aggregate score topped the leaderboard for the category.

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Jun
12
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Kurtis contributes to Kiwi’s win (The Post)

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On Queen’s Birthday weekend, 2 to 4 June, as the rain hammered much of the North Island and many of us crawled a little deeper under the duvet, Kurtis was traipsing through mud and bush in the depths of West Auckland, as he continued challenging his body in the sport of orienteering.

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May
30
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Introducing the New Zealand JWOC Team 2018

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Meet the NZ team heading to the Junior World Orienteering Champs 2018 being held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018.

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May
25
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Cambridge’s multisport athlete Sam Bain thrives on adventure racing (Stuff)

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Adventure racer Sam Bain continues to learn how to push the barriers in his life and play.

The Year 9 Cambridge High School student completed the gruelling Hillary Challenge at Tongariro National Park as a part of an eight-member school team in May.

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May
19
Erin Swanson

Great Forest Rogaine & NZSS Rogaine Champs

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Great Forest Rogaine

The Great Forest Rogaine and NZ Secondary School Rogaine Champs are taking place in Rotorua on Saturday 28th July 2018.  3 and 6 hour Foot and MTB options.  For all the info and to enter check out www.obop.org.nz.

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May
18
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering: Bay siblings more than ready for worlds (NZ Herald – Hawke’s Bay Today)

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If Will Tidswell’s dedication is an indicator it’s no surprise he will become the youngest Kiwi to compete at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Hungary in July.

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