About Me

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My name is Jan Erik

I have been orienteering competitively since Canadian Orienteering Championships (COC’s) four years ago in 2014. Being apart of the 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) team gave me my first international experiences and since then I have been working tirelessly towards my goal of placing top six.

While in high school I have trained with the Chicago Area Orienteering Club (CAOC), and while in Canada with Don’t Get Lost Adventure Running (DGL). After high school I moved to Norway where I became apart of Fossum IF and have had a large portion of my growth as an athlete while with them.

This past summer I competed at JWOC in Finland. I came out of those races with high goals for my last JWOC in Hungary and set the highest ever Canadian Men’s Sprint Result.

Over the past year I have lived and trained in Norway, working towards JWOC 2018 in Hungary and WOC 2019 in Norway.

Come this fall I will be starting school at the University of Calgary and study Engineering.

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Top Individual Results:

  • 4th ~ Sprint M20 ~ Norges Cup 2018
  • 3rd ~ Overall M20E ~ Portugal O Meeting 2018
  • 6th ~ Middle Finale M20E ~ Norges Cup 2017
  • 3rd ~ Overall M20E ~ Scottish 6 Days 2017
  • 51st ~ Sprint M20 ~ JWOC 2017
  • 5th ~ Middle B-Final – JWOC 2017
  • 1st ~ Sprint M21-E ~ COC 2016
  • 3rd ~ Middle M21-E ~ COC 2016
  • 3rd ~ Sprint M21-E ~ NAOC 2016

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Top Relay Results:

  • 17th ~ Forest Relay ~ JWOC 2017
  • 16th ~ Forest Relay ~ JWOC 2016
  • 3rd ~ Sprint Relay ~ NAOC 2016
  • 1st ~ Sprint Relay ~ COC 2016

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Other Athletic Results and PR’s:

  • 4rd Overall ~ Sprint ~ Chicago Triathlon 2016
  • 1st Age Group ~ Sprint ~ Chicago Triathlon 2016, 2015
  • 6th ~ Cross Country ~ Illinois 3A High School State Championships
  • 7th ~ 4x800m Relay ~ Illinois 3A High School State Championships
  • 3 mile PR: 15:21 ~ November 2016
  • 1 mile PR: 4:30 ~ November 2016
  • 800m PR: 1:57.90 ~ May 2017

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Awards and Grants:

  • Iain Wilson Character Through Commitment Award
  • CAOC Traveling Grant

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Contact me by email at naessjanerik@gmail.com

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