Athlete Profile

Isak Fransson

Team Canada Program Athlete 2021-2024


  • Born: 2003
  • Hometown: Hamilton
  • Currently Living: Hamilton
  • Orienteers for: Don't Get Lost (DGL), OK Njudung
  • Occupation: Student
  • Training Log: Strava


Q: What is your best memory from the last orienteering season?
A: My best memory would be running the last leg at Jukola, a relay in Finland with over 1700 teams. An unreal experience with all the runners in the forest as I cheer on my teammates throughout night.

Q: If you had one tip for young orienteers what would it be?
A: Orienteer as much as you can!

Q: What is your greatest orienteering strength?
A: Ability to dig deep and keep pushing at the end of a long race.

Q: How do you normally prepare for an important race?
A: Tapering my training, analyzing old maps of the area, lots of food, and a good nights rest!

Q: Which event are you most excited for this season and why?
A: NAOC, it has been awhile since I have ran a large event in NA so I am excited to how I can compete against the top runners, along with my Canadian teammates.

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