Nominative Determinism alive and well in Orienteering

Surnames of orienteers that sound like orienteering control descriptions:

Andrew Middleditch (SHUOC)
Simon Greenwood (SAX)
Nigel Bush (MV)
Ian Ditchfield (MV)
Andy, Elizabeth and Judy Bridge (SO)
Richard Field (SAX)
Neil Brooks (LOK)
Terry Marsh (SLOW)

Tenuous:
Paul Street (SLOW)
Jonathan Street (HH)
Joe and Carol House (SO)
Pippa Whitehouse (SO)
David Funnell (SO)
Phil Marsland (SLOW)

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  1. Orienteering is a sport of competitive navigation, on rough terrain.
    Competitors have to navigate sucessfully around a predefined course in the
    fastest time possible, using a highly detailed and specialist map, and
    compass.

    Wayfaring is the non-competitive form of orienteering. You may also have heard
    of rogaining, quite popular in the US, which is a form of “score” orienteering
    where over several hours, competitors have to visit as many “control points”
    as possible, gaining points for each.

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