Athlete Profile

Vegard Jarvis Westergård

Team Canada Program Athlete 2022-2024


  • Born: 1996
  • Hometown: Bergen, Norway
  • Currently Living: Oslo, Norway
  • Orienteers for: Oppsal Orientering, Sage Orienteering Club
  • Occupation: Head Coach Oppsal Orienteering
  • Twitter: @vegardjw
  • Instagram: @vegardjarvis
  • Training Log: Strava
  • Personal Sponsors: Jarvis X4


Q: What is your best memory from the last orienteering season?
A: Waving to Jan Erik from the leaders chair at WOC Middle.

Q: If you had one tip for young orienteers what would it be?
A: Travel to new maps and terrains whenever you can.

Q: What is your greatest orienteering strength?
A: Calmness

Q: How do you normally prepare for an important race?
A: I prefer to run as many high speed trainings in relevant terrain as possible.

Q: Which event are you most excited for this season and why?
A: World Cup in Finland. Woc 2025 in Finland has been my big goal for many years, so these world cup races will be very important for my preperations going into 2025.

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