The Vulnerability of Elite Athletes – Safeguarding Matters

Kimberley Walsh, Safeguarding Elite Athletes Lead

Nicola chats to ACT’s Safeguarding Elite Athletes lead Kimberley Walsh about the new Safeguarding Elite Athletes Guidance

Elite athletes might not always meet the criteria for being an adult risk. But that doesn’t mean they won’t find themselves in situations that could put them at risk.

Elements of the elite athlete lifestyle can increase the risk of harm. So ACT recently published new guidance: The Vulnerability of Elite Athletes.

In this episode of Safeguarding Matters, Nicola and Kimberley discuss this new guidance. They also explore why too many in sport might overlook safeguarding elite athletes.

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