My name is Rafael Miguel, born in 1993 in Aveiro – Portugal, and I’m and Orienteering enthusiast and athlete since 2006. With a degree in Physiotherapy at Aveiro University (2011-2015), I’ve always been ambitioning to become Orienteering full time worker. I’ve worked as a Physiotherapist in FisioManual from 2015 until 2020, but since 2018 I’m […]
One always feels nervous each time a new map is delivered to the critical Orienteering runners. Orienteering map making is very complex and, at the same time, very subjective.Two mappers won’t draw the same forest in the same way. However, both must comply with IOF rulles.During May we delivered 2 new maps (and courses) to […]
We’ve installed a new Orienteering permanent course in Dornelas – Aguiar da Beira, integrated on Oriented For Life project. Dornelas is a picturesque small village in the South of Aguiar da Beira and it’s map was produced by us back in 2017. In January 2019 we course set Aguiar da Beira “O” Meeting World Ranking […]
We’ve produced the map and the permanent orienteering courses for Aguiar da Beira School. On the control places we used luxobond (resistant aluminum coated material) with 15*15cm and QR codes for iOrienteering APP. There are 29 different controls at this school. In total Aguiar da Beira’s school has 7 different permanent courses that we’ve printed […]
In July/August I had the opportunity to work some days with Tiago Aires on Cheire du Puy de Come map, a 12 km2 project that re-made the original map. Tiago started the project in 2019 with 6 km2 and finished it in 2020 and I had the pleasure to help him for almost two weeks […]
In May and June 2020, together with Tiago Aires, we’ve mapped 3 brand new areas for COV-Natura Club to be used, hopefully, on a World Ranking Event in January 2021. The event will host one middle and one sprint in Penela da Beira – Penedono and another middle in Vila da Ponte – Sernancelhe. All […]
Bellow you can see some of the courses we’ve set the last few years.
Bellow you can see some arenas planned by us at top World Ranking Events in Portugal.