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Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

Discussion: Nooooo!

in: PrueD; PrueD > 2016-03-26

Mar 26, 2016 6:14 AM # 
Bloody hell Prue, you're too old for this falling-over nonsense. Are you sure it's just tiredness, and not an inner ear/balance thing?
Mar 26, 2016 6:37 AM # 
Or not being able to see.
Maybe O is not the right activity for me :(
Mar 26, 2016 8:26 AM # 
There's this great new invention called Spectacles. They sit on your nose and let you see things...
Mar 26, 2016 8:54 AM # 
Got them. Still no good.
Mar 28, 2016 12:19 PM # 
Maybe the glasses are the problem? I stopped wearing mine (to read the map) because they made judging where I was putting my feet too difficult. My dad would say: trifocals are the answer!
Mar 29, 2016 11:55 PM # 
One contact lens.
Mar 30, 2016 11:49 PM # 
I think the problem is multi tasking, which is unfortunately an essential skill for successful orienteering. I trip when l'm doing 2 or more of running, reading the map, looking ahead and not at my feet, cleaning my glasses or wiping my eyes. I tend to relax a bit on tracks and do all these things and therein lies the problem. I'm a bit more careful in the bush.
Mar 30, 2016 11:53 PM # 
One contact lens plus head band removes the cleaning of glasses and eyes task.
Mar 31, 2016 12:14 AM # 
Yes, maybe time to try that.

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