National Team

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Each year the national team is selected to represent the United States at international orienteering events around the world. These athletes compete in the World Cup, World Orienteering Championships, and numerous high-level international events.

2020 Team Selection Criteria

2020 National Team announced


The Team

Greg Ahlswede
Elite Team

Home: Scranton, PA
Occupation: Translator
Club: Delaware Valley Orienteering Association, Escondite (Spain)

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Ali Crocker
Elite Team

Home: Portland, Oregon
Occupation: Physics Professor
Club: Columbia River Orienteering Club

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Morten Jorgenson
Elite Team

Home: Kristiansand, Norway
Occupation: Student, Mechnical Engineering
Club: NTNUI (Norway)

Anton Salmenkylä
Elite Team

Home: Helsinki, Finland
Occupation: Entrepreneur / Limousine driver
Club: Cambridge Sports Union, Helsingin Suunnistajat (Finland)

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Giacomo Barbone
Performance Team

Home: Munich, Germany
Occupation: PhD Student
Club: Cambridge Sports Union, Agrosso (Italy)

Eric Bone
Performance Team

Home: Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Event Producer (Owner, MerGeo)
Club: Cascade Orienteering Club

Tori Borish
Performance Team

Home: Palo Alto, California
Occupation: PhD Student, Applied Physics
Club: Bay Area Orienteering Club, Cascade Orienteering Club

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Alison Campbell
Performance Team

Home: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Glasgow, Scotland
Club: Deleware Valley Orienteering Club, BASOC (Scotland)

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William Enger
Performance Team

Home: Seattle, Washington
Occupation: Sales (Fluid POwer)
Club: Sammamish, Cascade Orienteering Club

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Syd Fisher
Performance Team

Home: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Occupation: Chemical engineer
Club: Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club

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Åsne Skram Trømborg
Performance Team

Home: Kongsberg, Norway
Occupation: Student
Club: Badger Orienteering Club / NTNUI (Norway)

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Joseph Barrett
Development Team

Home: Rockville, Maryland
Occupation: Analyst
Club: Quantico Orienteering Club

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Brigitte Bordelon
Development Team

Home: San Antonio, Texas
Occupation: Military Cadet
Club: United States Military Academy Orienteering Club

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Evalin Brautigam
Development Team

Home: Bethel, Connecticut (temp. Heathfield, South Australia)
Occupation: Coach
Club: Western Connecticut Orienteering Club / Southern Arrows

Tyra Christopherson
Development Team

Home: Renton, Washington (temp. Bozeman, Montana)
Occupation: Student
Club: Cascade Orienteering Club

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Julia Doubson
Development Team

Home: Palo Alto, California
Occupation: Student
Club: Bay Area Orienteering Club

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Martin Heir
Development Team

Home: Norway
Occupation: Student
Club: NTNUI (Norway)

Michael Laraia
Development Team

Home: Hudson, Wisconsin
Occupation: Student
Club: Minnesota Orienteering Club

Thomas Laraia
Development Team

Home: Houlton, Wisconsin (temp. Edinburgh, Scotland)
Occupation: Student
Club: Minnesota Orienteering Club / Edinburgh Univ. O Club

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Peter Zakrevski
Development Team

Home: South Plainfield, NJ
Occupation: Student
Club: Hudson Valley Orienteering Club

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Elite Team — athletes who consistently produce top-level U.S. results in F21/M21.

Performance Team — athletes who frequently produce strong U.S. results in F21/M21, at or near the level of the Elite Team.

Development Team — athletes who have demonstrated potential to reach Performance/Elite level with further training and experience.


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If you are interested in applying for the national team, complete and return the application and agreement. Each year athletes apply to be part of the national team. Applications are due at the end of December with the team being decided in January.

Additionally, once a year there is a selection of the team to compete in the World Orienteering Championships. Athletes are selected for races based on the selection criteria.


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