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News & Blog Posts - Sprint

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TommyHayes-Silver JWOC Sprint Oh so close – JWOC Sprint silver for Tommy - Tommy Hayes has won NZL’s 4th JWOC sprint medal in 5 years with a wonderful run in today’s race in Tampere. For a long time it looked as if Tommy was going to follow Matt Ogden and Tim Robertson as a JWOC champion, only to be pipped almost at the very end by Oli Ojanaho […]
Programme for Tour de Peninsula out now - Plus various start lists etc at http://papo.org.nz/?p=3975
Entries for Le Tour de Peninsula Waitangi Weekend Sprint Series now open - Online entries for Le Tour de Peninsula are now LIVE at http://oentry.giorgio.co.nz/series_entries/new?series_id=15, and the website (http://tourdepeninsula.weebly.com/) has a lot more useful information for those looking forward to 6 serious sprints and 2 fun night events!
News from PAPO South Island Champs (November 15 and 16) entries now open - Entries for the South Island Orienteering Championships are now open. Enter using the online entry form. More info, travel times etc on the PAPO website. NB Entries close midnight Friday 31st October.
Lizzie Ingham WOC2014 Sprint WOC Report #3 – the Sprint - The sprint – a long, long, hot day that started at 6am so we could get the specially laid on ferry to Burano Island for the qualifying heats. Sadly these were not exactly a great success from the NZ point of view, with only Lizzie running to form and cruising into the final in 6th […]
Orienteering Nationals 2014 – Sprint Results - Orienteering Nationals kicked off on Easter Friday with a great Sprint at the Ohakea Air Base. The Elite Mens category was taken out by Tim Robertson, followed by Nick Hann and Shamus Morrison.  Darren Ashmore was pleased with his 8th place, commenting that he was probably already over 20 years old when all the competitors […]

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Blog Posts

Tour De Peninsula - Gene Map Gene Beveridge Blog: Tour De Peninsula - Gene Beveridge (NZL) posted about orienteering on his personal blog: Tour De Peninsula marks the build up to the 2015 orienteering season in NZ with its series of 8 races over 3 days with the cycle tour inspired concepts used by Sprint the Bay in previous years. This year I was open to compete for as many of the leaders’ singlets as I could.
WUOC 2014 Update 2 – Long, Sprint, Middle - Long – The long was a physical, steep race with two main route choice legs for the girls and three for the boys. The route choices were either very steep and straight or very far around and it was difficult to weigh up the options. We all found the physical terrain difficult and were impressed […]
Map Sprint Debrief – The Best Of Both Worlds (Updated) - Well what can I say, this was my first ever JWOC race and I’ve been caught out unlucky.  Mixed emotions flow through my body and trying to encapsulate this experience is hard. I feel frustrated at the “would’ve” situations that lie right in front of me yet what a hell of a race. Technically I […]
JWOC2014Team Follow NZ Team at JWOC 2014 - The 2014 Junior World Orienteering Championship races start Tuesday night (Tues 22nd July, 7pm NZST) with the Sprint. JWOC2014 is being held in Borovets, Bulgaria. New Zealand has a team of 6 women and 6 men plus coach and team manager. In addition, several kiwis have travelled to support the team. The New Zealand JWOC 2014 […]
Lizzie Ingham WOC2014 Sprint WOC Report #3 - The sprint – a long, long, hot day that started at 6am so we could get the specially laid on ferry to Burano Island for the qualifying heats. Sadly these were not exactly a great success from the NZ point of view, with only Lizzie running to form and cruising into the final in 6th place in her heat. Greta was right up with the pace in heat 3, but a 1 minute mistake was the death knell for her qualifying chances, and Imogene was steady but always just off the necessary pace.
WOC Report #1 - Image - Middle Podium (Photo Credit: Andrea Cardosi) Another year, another WOC, and here we are in sunny (but also very thundery) Italy on the Altopiano of Asiago in the foothills of the Dolomites. Wh
Sprint training - The College Sport Wellington Prize-giving and Sprint event, held at Victoria University, was an opportunity to fine tune some sprint skills for 3 of the local Wellington JWOCers before they head to Eu

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