Athlete Profile

Damian Konotopetz

Team Canada Program Athlete 2022

About

  • Born: 1990
  • Hometown: Winnipeg
  • Currently Living: Calgary
  • Orienteers for: Manitoba Orienteering Association (Coureurs de Bois)
  • Occupation: Athlete
  • Instagram: @damiankonotopetz
  • Training Log: Attackpoint
  • Blog: Damian's blogspot
  • Personal Sponsors: Nuun

Q&A

Q: How did you first get involved in orienteering?
A: From my parents.

Q: If you had one tip for young orienteers what would it be?

A: Running speed is just as important as orienteering technique.

Q: What would a typical week of training look like for you?

A: Two interval trainings, one tempo, one long run, one moderate run, and one easy run. Two weights sessions and five core sessions.

Q: How do you normally prepare for an important race?
A: A few fast training and lots of rest.

Q: What is your big life orienteering goal?

A: Top 20 in the WOC Sprint

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