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Discussion: Let's Talk Orienteering Speaker Series

in: Orienteering; General

May 7, 2020 7:49 PM # 
Canadian:
Orienteering Canada has started a series of webinar style presentations via Zoom.

Last Wednesday (April 29th), I led the first webinar. If anyone missed it and is interested the webinar was recorded and is available here.

We had over 200 people participate. We will post information about future presentations here once details are determined.
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May 7, 2020 7:57 PM # 
Canadian:
More info about the Speaker Series in general ican found here: http://www.orienteering.ca/2020/04/talkorienteerin...
May 7, 2020 8:48 PM # 
bmay:
Well done Jeff and Orienteering Canada. It was a really good presentation and amazing turn out.
May 15, 2020 3:54 AM # 
charm:
Join us for our next Let's Talk Orienteering Speaker Series

Thursday, May 21, 2020
5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern

We love sprint orienteering. And why you should too!
When we think of sprint orienteering in Canada, we immediately think of the Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC), host club of the popular annual Sprint Camp. GVOC is famous for inventive sprint formats and using even the smallest of areas for fabulous orienteering, year-round. Join us for this presentation with GVOC member Graeme Rennie. Graeme will talk about the basics (and not so basics) of sprint orienteering, tips for creating basic maps, a bundle of different formats for fun training and events, and how sprint orienteering can help build your orienteering club.

Register in advance for this Zoom webinar (at no cost) at this link
May 20, 2020 12:57 AM # 
charm:
A quick reminder about our sprint focused webinar coming up on Thursday at 5 pm pacific - focused on a number of topics related to sprint orienteering.

GVOC does an amazing job of mapping a wide variety of areas, even small areas and using innovative formats to do orienteering in these areas. This can be a good way to increase and/or develop orienteering in a new area/city/region without the need/expense of creating larger traditional maps.

Register in advance for this Zoom webinar (at no cost) at this link
May 20, 2020 4:59 AM # 
aviadfuchs:
It would be great if you could record this talk and share it via Youtube. Thanks.
May 20, 2020 6:02 PM # 
charm:
Yes we will aviadfuchs.
May 22, 2020 3:09 AM # 
charm:
A big thanks to Graeme Rennie for this evening's presentation on sprint orienteering.
May 22, 2020 3:11 AM # 
charm:
Next up.....
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 / 10 am pacific / 1 pm eastern
National Team Athlete Panel
Ever wondered what’s it’s like to train and compete as an elite orienteer? Join us for this panel discussion with national team athletes Emma Waddington, Robbie Graham, Christian Michelsen, and Emily Kemp. Moderated by Canada’s High Performance Manager, Jeff Teutsch, the conversation will cover everything from training routines and international racing, to travel and life with COVID-19 and without a racing season. With the wide range of topics this webinar should be equally interesting for aspiring your orienteers and for seasoned veterans of the sport.

Register in advance for this Zoom webinar using this link.
May 25, 2020 10:39 PM # 
Canadian:
Boosting this for this next panel discussion on Wednesday. I'm looking forward to hosting this one!
May 25, 2020 10:49 PM # 
GHOSLO:
Is it Wednesday or Thursday?
May 25, 2020 11:20 PM # 
Hammer:
Wednesday
May 26, 2020 1:32 AM # 
Canadian:
Apologies for the confusion. Yes it is on Wednesday.
May 26, 2020 2:47 AM # 
charm:
Edit done.
May 27, 2020 12:40 AM # 
ajriley:
This was an excellent presentation. thanks for sharing
May 27, 2020 1:00 AM # 
Canadian:
AJ, I'm assuming you're referring to my Map Reading Theory presentation? I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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