Preparations are underway for travelling with the Talent Squad to the Junior World Orienteering Championships to be held in Switzerland in July. I’ll be meeting the team prior to the event while we all acclimatise to the different climate and for some time training in terrain similar to the competition areas.
I initially became involved with the team as part of a Talent Coach Development Programme in January 2015. Over the past 18 months my involvement has developed to include assisting with coaching, physio input at some of the training camps as well as minibus driver when required!
So packing has started and ticking off the checklist of items likely to be needed is underway!