Gene Beveridge has posted on his blog about his experiences at the New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2016.
Tom Reynolds has posted on his blog about his experiences at the New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2016.
Congratulations to the winners of GODZone 2016 – Team Yealands. Several orienteers competed in various teams in the adventure race that included map navigation legs and an elite level foot orienteering course set by Nelson Orienteering Club.
We had a good number of teams this year, 14 five-person and 7 seven-person teams. Five-Person Po Kerukeru Trophy Auckland1 won the five-person Po Kerukeru trophy closely followed by Taranaki Turkeys and Hawkes Bay 5.1. Seven-Person Katoa Po Trophy North West 7.1 won the seven-person Katoa Po trophy followed by Hawkes bay 7.1 and […]
Belmont was AWESOME! I came second in white – have to confess I’m proud of myself 🙂 :)!
Can’t wait for next one in Waikanae – wish it would come quicker!!!!!
The International Orienteering Federation has published its annual year book in full colour online and in-print – “Orienteering World” 2015.
President’s Rant – October 2015 It’s been a busy period with an overseas trip to Australia to take in their Australian Championships and two trips back to Wellington on orienteering business. Whilst over in Ballarat, I had several rounds of informal talks with our Australian counterparts largely around increasing opportunities for more competition between the […]
Over 80 MTBO riders competed in the 3 events that make up the annual Vegas Vindaloo MTBO challenge in Rotorua on the 5-6 Sept 2015. The 3 events – MTBO Sprint, Classic, and Rogaine provided contrasting challenges…
Well what a month! Another wonderful JWOC for New Zealand highlighted by Tim Robertson’s successful defence of his sprint title, but supported in full by excellent performances by the men in the long distance and relay, and some promising progress made by the young women’s team. Now attention switches from Norway to Scotland as the […]
Last weekend was the JAFA 3-day Queens Birthday event held by the North-West orienteering club, the last decent tune-up event before most of us leave for Norway in about 3 weeks’ time. Excitingly the Australians had also sent across a team to compete in the event so it was nice to catch up with lots […]
After 3 days of close racing in Woodhill Forest, the Australian Bushrangers have pipped the New Zealand Pinestars 285-280 to take the Aspin-Key Trophy back across the Tasman.
As always April has been a busy month for orienteering. Starting with the Nationals, which now seem ages away, we have also had both the North and South Island Secondary School Champs and, finally, over Anzac Weekend, the Otago Champs. Short reports on all of these are included below. The first and last have also […]
includes JWOC trials review, results & maps; SuperSeries races results & points table; information on training camps; update on Queen’s Birthday; and JWOC team!!!
Masterton hosted the JWOC Trails and the second round of the New Zealand Orienteering Super Series last weekend. This consisted of a middle and sprint on the Saturday and long on the Sunday…
Matt Ogden (NZL) has posted on his personal blog: “It has been a little over a week now since I came back from OK Linné’s annual training camp, which was held in Croatia and Slovenia…”
Two teams have completed the GODZone Adventure race orienteering section based on the Waikaia orienteering map. Good navigation is an essential part of the adventure race. Find out more on the event website.
Matt Ogden (NZL) has blogged ” Another European Adventure Begins” on his personal blog including orienteering, reflections on his past few months in NZ and current travelling.
Gene Beveridge has posted on his personal blog: Trigger Words and Mental Mistakes. “Marion set a good course for AOTC this Saturday on Telephone Track which was a great opportunity to redeem myself after my messy runs at Tour De Peninsula. My session aim was to use my trigger words consistently to drive technical process and forget about the bigger picture of my training and performance. I call this process focus…”
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.
Following the first round of the 2015 SuperSeries run as part of the Tour de Peninsula over Waitangi weekend, Matt Ogden and Laura Robertson lead the M21E and W21E fields respectively. The two Superseries races at Ferrymead and Lincoln University were both flat and fast, but run in vastly different conditions – the cold and […]
Lizzie Ingham has posted a blog update – recalling her Tasmanian and World Cup experiences, one month on. The blog post is titled “Behind the times: Tassie World Cup”
Gene Beveridge has posted a personal blog: Solid Run at World Cup Long Distance in Tassie. After a disappointing performance in the middle distance at the World Cup in Tasmania it was hard to maintain confidence leading into the long distance…
JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.
Matt Odgen (NZL) has posted on his personal blog: Tasmania – Ten out of Ten.
“…The first couple of days in Tasmania we had no races which gave us the opportunity to train and see some of Tasmania…”
Gene Beveridge (NZL) has posted on his personal blog: “On the 4th of January I ran in the Oceania Relay Champs in an amazing setting bellow Mt Barrow on the Benbullen map. This was another opportunity for me to get some high speed navigation. I was only racing for the second New Zealand team but pulled out a good performance to be the first New Zealander home on the first leg behind New Zealand and Australia.
Gene Beveridge (NZL) has posted on his personal blog. “On the 2nd of January we ran the World Cup sprint race qualification at Cataract Gorge, and on the 3rd the sprint final at the University of Tasmania both here in Launceston…
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 […]
In the lead up to JWOC our team along with the Aussies have done a series of simulation races where you are given all the relevant information to simulate a JWOC race. We did a long race, a middle race and a sprint, which Cam has already reported on. The long JWOC simulation was held […]
Matt Ogden has blogged about his experiences at WOC 2014. “After a 2 day mission to get back home from Lavarone (including a 6km, 90minute walk through some Italy back country with Ross and all our gear after 2 trains and 2 buses and a 7 hour stopover in Berlin) I had some time to […]
Another long, wet day at Campomulo but in the end a guaranteed promotion from Group 3 to Group 2 for the women, who finished 18th, and a 23rd place finish for the men which, as for the women, was an improvement of 3 places on last year in Finland. Once again the courses were rugged […]