The IOF World Orienteering Day have produced a new leaflet “Let’s GO Orienteering” – download from the ONZ website publications or schools resources pages.
View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies & Council Vacancy – Applications Open; World Masters Games – Marshals Needed;
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Elite orienteers use it. Ordinary orienteers use it. GPS-tracking. Analysing your race with help from GPS has become common practice. Tools like QuickRoute and Livelox make it very easy to spend time on orienteering long after you return from the forest.
includes: IOF Mapping Commission Vacancy; ONZ Mapping Wiki; LINZ seeks feedback on changes to maps; PAPO is seeking a sand dune mapper.
Dr Camilla Knight talks about the support of parents of talented young athletes. The focus for young people at competitions is to enjoy it and perform to the best of their ability. Parents are important before and after training and competitions to offer support and help their child, reviewing with them what it going well and things they may want to work on.
British Orienteering shared a series of 4 short video clips of Hector Haines (GBR) talking about how his parents helped him get into orienteering and some advice for parents of young orienteers.
During 2014 several Swedish orienteering clubs lead by Göran Andersson ran a school orienteering project called “Skol-Sprinten”. It was a great success and this year they are continuing with the project in a bigger scale and their vision is to create a new Guinness World Record on May 11, 2016. As part of the project they recognised the lack […]
On the local map-related sports community chat site MapTalk, I suggested Paul-I post a blog post about his mapping activities for Nationals 2015 instead of in chat. His reply got me thinking. The reply was this: “Hey Rog, not 100% sure I should do that mate… my info isn’t really official release, also I’m thinking […]
The IOF has announced a new issue of Scientific Journal of Orienteering, focusing on mapping, has been published by the visiting editor Laszlo Zentai. You can find all issues of the Scientific Journal of Orienteering here: http://orienteering.org/resources/publications/scientific-journal-of-orienteering/
All you need to do is spike those controls!! “The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques” Selling now in support of Ed Cory-Wright and the NZ junior team going to JWOC and representing New Zealand. The book has been written by Jean Cory-Wright who has competed in 10 world O champs and has coached both New Zealand and British teams and worked with Canterbury […]