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About Me

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  • Born 11.01.1985, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Grew up in Havelock North, Hawkes Bay
  • Started orienteering 1991, Granules, Hawkes Bay
  • Fully committed to orienteering in 2005
  • New Zealand representative at elite level 2006-present
  • Currently living in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Studying Information Technology at the University of Jyväskylä
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Achievements

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  • NZ Elite Titles:
  • Long               
  • Middle           
  • NZ Relay Titles:
  • HBOC                              
  • NZ Junior Titles:
  • M20A                       
  • M18A               
  • M16A       
  • M14A           
  • M12A           
  • M10A       
  • NZ Secondary Schools Titles:
  • Senior Boys Championship       
  • Intermediate Boys Championship       
  • World Games Best Results:
  • Sprint 10th (2009)
  • Middle 18th (2009)
  • World Cup Best Results:
  • WC9 2014 31st (Sprint)
  • WC3 2014 31st (Middle)
  • WC1 2013 26th (Middle)
  • WC1 2013 31st (Sprint)
  • WC1 2013 34th (Chasing Start)
  • Overall 2013 72nd
  • EOC Best Results:
  • Middle 66th (2014)
  • Sprint 41st (2014)
  • WOC Best Results:
  • Sprint 25th (2011)
  • Middle 37th (2007)
  • Long 44th (2008)
  • Relay 19th (2009)
  • Sprint Relay 14th (2014)
  • JWOC Best Results:
  • Long 51st (2005)
  • Relay 16th (2005)
  • Red Bull 400 Puijo/Finland Winner (2014)
  • 2014 Jukola Relay, 65th place (6th leg, Out: 67th place, In: 64th place, Leg: 54th place, Rajamäen Rykmentti 2)
  • 2013 Jukola Relay, 44th place (7th leg, Out: 35th place, In: 44th place, Leg: 82nd place, Rajamäen Rykmentti 2)
  • 2012 Jukola Relay, 44th place (5th leg, Out: 31st place, In: 42nd place, Leg: 101st place, Rajamäen Rykmentti 2)
  • 2011 Jukola Relay, 54th place (1st leg, 82nd place, Rajamäen Rykmentti 3)
  • 2009 Jukola Relay, 121st place (1st leg, 78th place, OK Pan Århus)
  • 2008 Jukola Relay, 86th place (6th leg, Out: 96th place, In: 84th place, Leg: 47th place, OK Pan Århus)
  • Best NZ International Performance for the Year 2008 – Making all finals at WOC, 40th Sprint, MP Middle, 44th Long
  • Brighouse Trophy 1995, 1996
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Who I Represent

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Rajamäen Rykmentti
My Finnish orienteering club, est. 1937. I run for RR within Finland, and also internationally in non-world cup competitions. The club is great and has offered me a lot of support and a lot of new friends – comes highly recommended if you are looking for a Scandinavian club 😉


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Jyväskylän Kenttäurheilijat
My local athletics club in Finland. Most of my training is done with the local track guys under the supervision of coach Antero Liukkonen. JKU has great indoor and outdoor facilities at their disposal.



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Hawke’s Bay Orienteering Club
My one-and-only New Zealand o-club, est. 1977. I have been a member of HBOC since I started orienteering in 1991. The club is one of the largest and most innovative in NZ.


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Orienteering New Zealand
My national federation has endorsed my representation of New Zealand at various high level competitions, including several junior and senior world championships throughout my orienteering career.



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