“When you have been an athlete, especially if you are an outdoor athlete, you realize how important the environment is,” she said. “It’s close to your heart. For me, personally, the oceans are very important.”
Kendall, who joined the Sport and Environment Commission in 2009, said she has seen a growing environmental awareness throughout the Olympic Movement over the years. The Commission contributes to that trend by working with sports organisations and by hosting a biennial World Conference on Sport and the Environment for representatives of sport, government, the private sector, non-governmental organisations, the scientific community and the media.
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