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Discussion: 2023 Wilson Character through Competition Awards announced

in: Orienteering; General

Jun 21, 2023 11:08 AM # 
The Wilson Awards, in partnership with Orienteering USA, proudly announce two winners of the 2023 Character through Competition Award. Alex Merka of Mt. Airy, Maryland and Ben Brady of Maple Valley, Washington have been chosen to receive this $1,000 award, which honors the memory of Iain Wilson.

Alex & Ben both started orienteering at a young age and now proudly represent the US as members of TeamUSA's Junior Squad and will be competing at the 2023 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Romania - less than two weeks from now.

Congratulations to both of this year's winners. Applications for '24 will open in the fall.

Read the Full Announcement at Orienteering USA:
Jun 21, 2023 2:47 PM # 
Congratulations to Alex and Ben!
Jun 21, 2023 4:43 PM # 
Woo! Congratulations!
Jun 21, 2023 6:10 PM # 
Yay, congrats to both!!
Jun 21, 2023 6:37 PM # 
Congrats! Wonderful to keep Ian's memory alive in this way. He would be proud.
Jun 21, 2023 7:32 PM # 

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