Orienteering World Cup 2005
Orienteering World Cup 2005
Surrey Hills, England
Orienteering World Cup 2005
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Jenny Peel (Team Coach)

Interviewed by: Rosina Simmons (GO)

1

UK club?

South Yorkshire

2

Foreign club?

-

3

Age? Birthday?

Age 36 Birthday 3 September 1968

4

Where do you live?

Sheffield

5

When did you start orienteering?

1978

6

How much do you train each week?

2-3 times now.

7

How do you split the training between speed training and technique?

50/50.

8

Is there one tip that has particularly helped to improve your performance?

Focus on where you are going.

9

What indulgences (if any) did you have to give up?

Holidays.

10

What do you do to relax?

Watch TV.

11

What areas do you like orienteering in most?

Beech forests.

12

Have you won any races?

Yes!

13

How do you run so fast through terrain without falling over or twisting an ankle?

Lots and lots of practice.

14

Was there any other sport you enjoyed when you were at school and had to give up to concentrate on orienteering?

Hockey.

15

Did you docross country when you were at school and, if so, were you any good at it?"

Yes, Hampshire County Team.

16

Which famous people have you met?

Lots of famous orienteers.

17

What music do you listen to?

Dido.

Interesting fact about the interviewer:

My birthday is the day after Jenny's and the same as Heather Monro.

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