Register | Login
Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

Discussion: Wet suit?

in: Anne Fluke; Anne Fluke > 2017-03-28

Apr 3, 2017 3:25 AM # 
Do you guys wear wetsuits ? Or do you go out in only very calm conditions. I would be afraid of being in the very cold water .
Apr 3, 2017 4:56 PM # 
Anne Fluke:
Hi! I was wearing wetsuit pants. And of course a PFD. It was like glass out there, incredible! Of course there is always the possibility of capsizing, even in ideal conditions (like if someone has a stroke or heart attack).
Apr 3, 2017 4:58 PM # 
Anne Fluke:
PS: Btw last summer's storm + buckthorn removal has destroyed the O course at Hartley : (
Apr 3, 2017 8:07 PM # 
Yes, I heard about Hartley and got in contact with them . They seemed overwhelmed at the time so maybe you can find out if they want to revive it . I am setting the Sept MNOC event at Jay Cooke and expect to be up in Duluth a few times this summer and I can stop in to revive the map and POC if they want it
Apr 4, 2017 1:57 AM # 
Anne Fluke:
Thanks for doing that! (checking in with them). I will talk to Tom about it. I didn't know there would be an event at Jay Cooke in Sept! Guess I need to check the MNOC website. Although in Sept I'll be guiding a trip in the Dolomites and then on the SHT. I may make it to the William OBrien meet. I'll be in Spain & Portugal April 17-30, mostly working, but I might get to check out a permanent O course in Spain.

Please login to add a message.