Athletes for Athletes was designed as the new go-to place for athletes.The purpose is to broadening communication between the IBSF and active athletes and serves a source of input and advice to the IBSF. Athletes can make recommendations on matters of importance to Bobsleigh and Skeleton sport. Furthermore, athletes' questions can be put here directly to the IBSF.
Chairwoman Athletes' Advisory Committee
Christina Hengster (AUT)
In January 2019, the IBSF Exceutive Committee adopted the IOC Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities Declaration (further languages available) which is a is a historic athlete-driven initiative, developed by athletes and for athletes through a worldwide consultation process which has been shaped by4,292 elite athletes from 190 countries and more than 120 sports disciplines.
Its overarching goal is to further support athletes — no matter their sport, age, gender or nationality, by outlining a common set of aspirational rights and responsibilities for athletes within the Olympic Movement. It covers topics such as anti-doping, integrity, clean sport, career, communications, governance, discrimination, due process and protection from harassment and abuse.