Crafting your voice as an athlete climate activist

Crafting your voice as an athlete climate activist

Episode #77 – Evan Dunfee and Jules Bernotte discuss their contrasting approaches to climate activism, and how they balance that part of their life with elite sport

Olympic medal-winning racewalker Evan Dunfee started getting politically active around climate change when the Covid-19 pandemic put his competitions on ice. Jules Burnotte, the Canadian biathlete, has been a lover of the natural environment, and politically active to protect it, for as long as he can remember.

Two athletes, two experiences. But both intent on using their influence to make a positive environmental impact.

In this episode of the podcast, Dunfee and Burnotte detail their unique journeys that have helped them craft their voice.

Listen to the full episode here:


Episode #77 talking points:

– How athletes can craft their voice, when to use it and how avoid “missteps”

– What Evan and Jules do to balance climate activism and elite sports performance

– Why and how sports organisations should support athletes wanting to be more vocal or involved

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