BOA To Hold Athletes Forum On February 16

February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Olympic Association Athletes’ Commission will hold an Athletes’ Forum on Sunday, February 16th, with the forum focused on providing detailed information about new trends in athlete development, the BOA Stars programme, and funding opportunities that are available through Olympic Solidarity.

A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] Athletes’ Commission will hold an Athletes’ Forum on Sunday, 16 February from 11:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at the Pavilion [Lower Field] at the National Sports Centre.

“The Forum, which is intended to become an annual event, is open to all local athletes and coaches, and will provide detailed information about new trends in athlete development, the BOA Stars programme, and funding opportunities that are available through Olympic Solidarity.

“The agenda comprises the following panel discussions:

IOC/PanAm Sports Presentation

  • Panelists: Katura Horton-Perinchief [Diving], Julian Fletcher [Swimming]

Olympic Solidarity Funding

  • Panelists: Patrick Singleton [Luge], Katura Horton-Perinchief [Diving], Branwen Smith-King [Track & Field], Brenda Dale [BOA Executive Board]

Athlete Development

  • Panelists: Donna Raynor [Track & Field], Brian Wellman [Track & Field], Craig Brown [Golf]

New Trends in Sport

  • Panelists: Patrick Singleton [Luge], Hazel Clark [Track & Field], Peter Dunn [Cycling]

Judy Simons, BOA President said, “Following the very successful conference on Athlete Development the BOA held last month for National Sports Governing Bodies, this Forum brings information about new trends and ideas in athletes’ development, plus information about funding opportunities directly to our young athletes and their coaches. It’s a great opportunity to hear how the BOA can help them on their journeys to success.”

“Those interested in attending the Forum should RSVP to Olympics@ibl.bm”

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