Athletes' Commission

Its Work

The work of the Athletes' Commission consists of diverse projects

FIS Athletes’ Commission members are involved in many activities. A list is provided below:

Education and Career Transition

  • Provide information enabling athletes to undertake a “dual career” (sport and studies)
  • Inform about services available related to career preparation and management during and after their sports career

Promoting Clean Sport

  • Raise awareness about the importance of clean sport among athletes of all categories
  • Support the initiatives of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), e.g. promoting the “Say NO to Doping” campaign
  • Work together with FIS and WADA to enhance the testing protocol, whereabouts procedures and provide athlete feedback in anti-doping projects 

The Environment

  • Raise awareness of environmental issues, serve as role models and inspire others
  • Engage the athletes in programs aimed at helping the environment.

Children’s Programmes

  • Support the FIS Bring Children to the Snow campaign and serve as role models to promote snow activities as the healthy recreational activity for children and youth in winter

Discipline Specific

Discipline Athlete Network

  • Develop an athlete network within each discipline to ensure the athletes’ voice can be expressed and will be heard
  • Use athlete networks to spread information

World Cup Organiser Feedback

  • Gather constructive feedback from athletes on positive and negative aspects of FIS World Cup events and provide FIS and Organisers relevant feedback

Athlete Safety Concern Submission Procedure

  • Develop and implement a protocol of how athletes can officially announce their safety concerns with the jury