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Learn from the experts so you can race smarter, not harder

Team Thought Sports have teamed up with Adventure 1 Series and Tiger Adventure to bring some of the best navigators in the world of Adventure Racing to share their skills training.


Rob and Kathryn Preston have represented Australia many times in Orienteering, Rogaining and Adventure racing and have over 50 years of navigation practice between them.​

Navigation is often the key determinant of an Adventure Racing teams performance but is often overlooked in training, or left on the shoulders of the soul 'navigator' on the team. But everyone can learn to improve and contribute with some expert, personalised training. 

What will be involved?


  • We will cater for all levels of experience

  • Both Foot and Mountain bike navigation covered

  • Compare the differences between Orienteering maps and topographical maps

  • Discuss techniques useful for any level of navigator

  • How to use a compass

  • How to navigate without a compass, or at night. 

  • Planning a route to to minimise mistakes.

  • Contour interpretation

  • How to share navigation across your team 

  • Numbers are limited and we will keep the coach to participant level low so you get the best attention

Minimum numbers for each course will need to be proceed with the course so please don't leave your registration to the last moment. 

Teams looking for personalised training at another time and location to suit you, please get in touch with Rob to discuss the options. 

Adventure Racing Training

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