President - Orienteering UnlimitedEd Hicks lives in Somers, NY, and is a retired New York State teacher who pioneered the outdoor education and computer programs in his school district. For over three decades, Ed has been a tireless champion of orienteering regionally and nationally, especially in how it can integrate and enrich lifetime learning in all settings with any age group. Since founding Orienteering Unlimited in 1979, he has lead map adventure programs with countless schools, camps, and youth groups, presented staff trainings and corporate programs, taught a 3 credit college course on the topic. Ed has also produced over 100 orienteering maps of parks, camps, school grounds, conference centers and nature centers. He has competed in events in the United States and Europe for almost 40 years.