JWOC – 2014 NZ Team Members Profiles

WAHINE’S / LADIES

ALICE TILLEY

ALICE TILLEY

  • DOB: 01/11/1997
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: North West
  • Previous JWOCs: First one!
  • Best Result: Being selected for JWOC 2014
  • JWOC Goal: Clean races
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Teriyaki Chicken on Rice
    • Quote: “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”
    • Person: Minna Kauppi
  • Wants to travel to… Antarctica

SOPHIE HARRISON

SOPHIE HARRISON

  • DOB: 09/08/1997
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: PAPO
  • Previous JWOCs: First one!
  • Best Result: Being selected for JWOC 2014
  • JWOC Goal: Have clean races and gain experience
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Risotto
    • Quote: “The only person stopping you from achieving your goal is you.”
    • Person: Freda Du Faur or Sophie Hart
  • Wants to travel to…  Everywhere

SONIA HOLLANDS

SONIA HOLLANDS

  • DOB: 10/01/1996
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: CMOC
  • Previous JWOCs: First One!
  • Best Result: Getting Selected for JWOC 2014
  • JWOC Goal: Qualify for Middle A final, have clean races and gain experience
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Lasagne
    • Quote: A challenge is a friend in disguise to challenge us- Barry Magee
    • Person: Simone Niggli
  • Wants to travel to… Europe

BECKY GRAY

BECKY GRAY

  • DOB: 19/07/1994
  • Occupation: Working/Gap Year
  • Club: North West
  • Previous JWOCs: Czech Republic 2013
  • Best Result: Being selected for JWOC 2013/14
  • JWOC Goal: To have calm, collected and clean races! 
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Mango smoothie
    • Quote: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”
    • Person: Shamoose Morrison
  • Wants to travel to… The Amazon!

KAYLA FAIRBAIRN

KAYLA FAIRBAIRN

  • DOB: 14/04/1997
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: North West
  • Previous JWOCs: First one!
  • Best Result: Being selected for JWOC 2014  
  • JWOC Goal: To have clean races and gain experience
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Waffles
    • Quote: “If you can imagine it you can achieve it, if you can dream it you can become it”
    • Person: Matt Ogden
  • Wants to travel to… Everywhere & Sweden

HELENA BARNES

HELENA BARNES

  • DOB: 28/4/1995
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: PAPO
  • Previous JWOCs: First One!
  • Best Result: Having a great race in the TONIC 2014 long distance!
  • JWOC Goal: Clean races, especially in the middle distance
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Watermelon
    • Quote: Tomorrow starts today
    • Person: Lisa Tamati
  • Wants to travel to… Turkey and Greece

 

TÃNE’S / GENTLEMEN

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  • DOB: 22/02/1996
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: Wellington
  • Previous JWOCs: Czech Republic 2013
  • Best Result: 2nd middle B final/41st sprint final at JWOC 2013
  • JWOC Goal: Sprint – top 30, Middle – A final, Long – top 50
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Pasta and bacon
    • Quote: “The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday”
    • Person: Nick Hann
  • Wants to travel to… Sweden

TIM ROBERTSON

TIM ROBERTSON

  • DOB: 5th August 1995
  • Occupation: Athlete/Filing assistant at Crowe Horwath
  • Club: Orienteering Hutt Valley
  • Previous JWOCs: Poland 2011, Slovakia 2012, Czech Republic 2013
  • Best Results: 
    • 3rd 2013 Junior World Orienteering Champs Sprint Distance, Czech Republic.
    • 33rd 2012 World Orienteering Champs Sprint Distance, Switzerland
  • JWOC Goal: Clean races that I hope result in improvements on my previous results (I don’t like to set goals that rely on what other people do)
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Pasta or Pizza
    • Quote: “Master the compass, Master life” – Matthias Ogden
    • Person: Nick Hann
  • Wants to travel to… Anywhere!

NICK HANN

NICK HANN

  • DOB: 14/11/1994
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: Wellington
  • Previous JWOCs: Poland 2011, Slovakia 2012, Czech Republic 2013
  • Best Results:
    • 13th JWOC Sprint 2013,
    • 14th JWOC Long 2013
  • JWOC Goal: Smash the relay
  • Favourite…
    • Food: All of it
    • Quote: “There is no such thing as route-choice, only weakness”
    • Person: Peter Öberg
  • Wants to travel to… The top of the mountain

CAMERON TIER

CAMERON TIER

  • DOB: 6/11/1995
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: North West
  • Previous JWOC’s: This is my first!
  • Best Result: Qualifying for JWOC 2014
  • JWOC Goal: Clean races and gaining international experience
  • Favourite…
    • Food: Pancakes
    • Quote: “Train hard, win easy” (super cliche but it’s never been wrong)
    • Person: Mo Farah
  • Wants to travel to… Kenya

ED CORY-WRIGHT

ED CORY-WRIGHT

  • DOB: 6/10/1997
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: PAPO
  • Previous JWOCs: First One
  • Best Result: Being selected for JWOC!
  • JWOC Goal: Clean races!
  • Favourite …
    • Food: Moroccan Lamb Pizza
    • Quote: “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right!”
    • Person: Chris Forne & Tommy Hayes
  • Wants to travel to… Canada and Morocco

CALLUM HERRIES

CALLUM HERRIES

  • DOB: 23/10/1997
  • Occupation: Student
  • Club: Hawkes Bay Orienteering
  • Previous JWOCs: First one!
  • Best Result: Getting in the team!
  • JWOC Goal: Finishing the long distance with the perfect feeling
  • Favourite …
    • Food: Pumpkin Pie
    • Quote: “There is no finish line.” Nike
    • Person: Devon Beckman
  • Wants to travel to… Bulgaria!