Andrew is an active adventure racer and orienteer from San Francisco who has a real passion for endurance events in the great outdoors. He has helped put on various races as an event director and course setter for BAOC, BAARC, NorCal AR, and Big Blue.
Mats Jansson grew up orienteering competitively in Sweden. He lives in Folsom (outside Sacramento) and is very active in the local club (Gold Country Orienteers). He has competed at a national level in Adventure Racing and Rogaining, and has organized and designed courses for events ranging from 30 minute Orienteering courses all the way up to 10-day Adventure Races.
Dennis is an avid orienteer and adventure racer who has participated in many solo and team races around the country. He has also set numerous races for the local Bay Area Orienteering Club (BAOC), as well as local adventure races.
Bill & Heidi Cusworth
Bill and Heidi are avid outdoor runners, hikers, orienteers, map makers, and compete as a team in the sport of map trekking. Bill is from upstate New York while Heidi is from Sebastopol, CA. They met in 2001 in Seattle, WA and moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 2011. Together they have organized events and made maps for Cascade Orienteering Club (Seattle), Bay Area Orienteering Club, and Gold Country Orienteers in California.
Rex is from Dearborn, Michigan, and has lived in Oakland, CA for 12 years. He has spent 14 years teaching K-8 technology, 5th grade homeroom, junior high science, high school physical education, and SAT test prep. Rex first began orienteering in 1989 with the Bay Area Orienteering Club, and in 1995 began directing events and course setting for the Bay Area Orienteering Club.
He since founded his own events company called terraloco in 2008, which puts on many amazing orienteering races each year. He has created specialized, custom maps and put on events in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Alameda, Berkeley, Richmond, Palo Alto, the Marin Headlands, Belmont - Foster City - San Mateo, Crockett, Red Rock Canyon State Park, Valley of Fire State Park, and Joshua Tree National Park.