Adam Pengilly, Athlete Role Model’s Visit to the CIFP Booth
Adam Pengilly, skeleton competitor took the position of an Athlete Role Model at the first ever Youth Olympic Games hosted by Singapore from 14 to 26 August.
Adam was selected for the role few month ago similar to many other legendary names from the sports world. The role models were appointed by the International Federations taking part in the Youth Olympic Games and by the IOC Athletes' Commission.
The Athlete Role Models mentor the 3,600 young athletes who are attending the event. They spend time with the youth and participate in activities during the Culture and Education Programme.
Adam’s mission is to promote fair play, help the family members of the participants gain access to the sporting events and facilitate the administration procedure towards the NOC’s.
Fulfilling his task he came to the CIFP pavilion, played the video games that are to educate the youth about values like friendship, respect, tolerance, equality and how they can be applicable in their own lives. As an ARM and an athlete himself, Adam is committed to the ideal of fair play and his aim is to popularise it among the young athletes.