Orienteering Canada Hall of Fame

Pam James

Inducted in 2020 | Athlete Leadership


For decades, Pam James has been consistently at the top of the results list of elite orienteering in Canada. In 1999, Pam placed 20th at the World Orienteering Championships. Pam also has at least 5 first place finishes for performances in the North American Orienteering Championships and at least 27 first place finishes at the Canadian Orienteering Championships. Pam represented Canada at ten World Orienteering Championships from 1991-2007. Pam also competes in ski-orienteering. She has coached for Team Canada at the World University Orienteering Championships in Spain. She is an active member of numerous Orienteering Canada committees and the Orienteering Nova Scotia Board of Directors. She has been a key official at numerous major orienteering events and Pam is also a mapper. Pam is an incredibly skilled and tough orienteer who has made an indelible mark on Canadian orienteering as an athlete, mentor and leader.

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