Athlete Profile

Philipe Turcanu

Team Canada Program Athlete 2022


  • Born: 2000
  • Hometown: Ottawa
  • Currently Living: Kitchener
  • Orienteers for: Orienteering Ottawa
  • Occupation: Student


Q: If you had one tip for young orienteers what would it be?
A: Be patient and learn the techniques. Don’t rush the process

Q: What would a typical week of training look like for you?
A: In the summer, my training weeks usually consist of about 80km of road running with about 3 orienteering training courses. In the woods, I’m doing mostly long distance training.

Q: How do you normally prepare for an important race?
A: I usually have a lot visualization the night before and even the morning of. Lots of rest, good food and I’m ready to go!

Q: What is your big life orienteering goal?
A: I would love to stand on the podium at WOC.

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