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2018 WOC Team

It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces that the team that will represent South Africa at WOC in 2018 is as follows (in alphabetical order): WOC Timothy Chambers, Christie Courtnage, Bradley Lund We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their training over the next few weeks as they prepare for […]

2018 JWOC Team

It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces that the athletes that will represent South Africa at JWOC in 2018 are as follows (in alphabetical order): Kirsten Chambers, Christie Courtnage, and  Andries Swart We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their training over the next few weeks as they […]

JWOC 2018 Coach/Manager

The SAOF is pleased to announce that Nicholas Mulder has been appointed the Coach/Manager for JWOC 2018. We wish him all the best in his appointment.

Call for JWOC 2018 Coach / Team Manager

The SAOF, in line with the objectives and goals described in the SAOF’s High Performance Strategic Plan, aims to provide the 2018 JWOC team with a qualified coach and suitable manager during the event. Applications are now open and will close on the 8th March 2018. More details available here

Additional members to the 2018 National Squads Announced

Additional members to the 2018 National Squads Announced

  It is  with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces the addition of the following two members to the development squad Khutšišo Matlakala (POC) and Thato Phogole (POC) We congratulate these athletes and wish them all the best in their orienteering endeavours. Tania Wimberley Chair – SAOF Selection Committee

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2018 National Squads Announced

It is  with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces the Senior, Junior, Youth and Development National orienteering squads for 2018 as follows (in alphabetical order, with their club for 2017 in brackets): Senior Squad Timothy Chambers (UCTMSC) and Michael Crone (ROC) Junior Squad Kirsten Chambers (RACO), Christie Courtnage (RACO), Andries Swart (RACO) and […]

SAOF 2018 Squad Applications Open

The SAOF selection committee wishes to advise that the 2018 selection documents have been published and are available here https://www.orienteering.co.za/high-performance/hp-policies/ An important extract from those documents is set out below Athletes interested in being members of the National Senior and Junior Squads will be required to apply for squad membership at the beginning of each […]

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2018 National Youth Squad Announcement

The selection process for the youth squad ordinarily only occurs in December/ January for the following year Exposure to training in international terrain is a key building block to develop our athletes and therefore in April/ May 2018 there will be an international training camp to Sweden for a limited number of members of the youth […]

Michael Crone qualifies for WOC final again!

Michael Crone qualifies for WOC final again!

Last week, Michael Crone qualified for his second sprint final at the World Orienteering Championships. He is the only South African who has every qualified for a final, having done so for the first time in Switzerland in 2012. We are, once again, incredibly proud of his achievement and commend him for all his hard […]

Junior World Champs

Junior World Champs

3 South African’s will be taking part in the Junior World Orienteering Championship in Finland. Christie Courtnage, Andries Swart and Carl Holmes are representing SA in the competition which runs from the 9th until the 16th of July. Live tracking will be availalbe for all races. More information can be found on the official website: http://www.jwoc2017.fi/ as […]