Orienteering World Cup 2005
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Nick Barrable

 

1

UK club?

Forth Valley (FVO)

2

Foreign club?

OK Ravinen (Swe), Tesla Brno (Cz)

3

Age? Birthday?

Age 30 Birthday 8 June 1974

4

Where do you live?

Brno, Czech Republic

5

When did you start orienteering?

1993

6

How much do you train each week?

Most days, sometimes twice.

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?

Forget about everything except the map & terrain.

9

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

Nothing.

10

What do you do to relax?

Music, bath, massage.

11

What areas do you like orienteering in most?

Fast running.

12

Have you won any races?

Yes, WOC Selection Race 2003, EOC Selection Race 2004.

13

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

Practice, lots of foot rotations.

14

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

Rugby! to focus on running - I didn't start O until I got to university.

15

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

County level.

16

Which famous people have you met?

Duke of Edinburgh, Eddie 'The Eagle' Ewards, Steve Cram.

17

What music do you listen to?

Most things, Lamb.

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