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  • European Youth Sport Forum - #EYSF2017

    Monday 27 March 2017

    During the 9th to the 13th of March, I had an amazing experience in Malta, during the European Youth Sport Forum. Sport Malta and ENGSO Youth organised this Forum and the main topics of discussion were social inclusion and volunteering, healthy lifestyle, and sport diplomacy.

    120 Young Leaders from all over Europe reached Malta to participate, share their ideas and projects, and compare their experience with people coming from different countries and different sports.

    Three days are never enough to talk properly about these topics, in fact the keynotes and the speeches were interesting but were quite superficial. Every day ...

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  • A call for Youth from the Danish Athletics Federation

    Saturday 25 March 2017

    The board of the Danish Athletics Federation are trying something new. When they had their last meeting (17-18 March), they invited two Young Leaders to join the board.

    The idea with this initiative is to let some young leaders join as “Board-talents”, which means that we can observe, but also can bring our views and can present these at the appropriate time. We are there to share our knowledge and expertise from a youth perspective. Therefore, the idea with this initiative is to help with the identification of Young Leaders who could be potential future board members.

    For me it ...

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  • The adventure called Belgrade 2017, Part three – The Serbian Angel descends on Kombank Arena

    Tuesday 21 March 2017

    Sunday morning, consisted of a good breakfast with a delicious coffee, and a lot of excitement for the final day of the European Indoor Championships, Belgrade 2017. It also contained a bit of a sadness, because it was the last day of this huge adventure and this awesome spectacle. The day started normally, with some preparations about leaving the hotel and plans for a small walk around the city of Belgrade before the start of the competition session. There was this vibe, which is some sort whispering in your head, that today something unusual, something extraordinary, something that no one ...

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