Fabio Wibmer has joined Laureus Sport for Good as an ambassador to help introduce mountain biking and other sports to disadvantaged youth. Laureus Sport for Good is an international foundation that works with more than 200 organizations worldwide using sports as tools or interventions to help children and adolescents overcome violence, discrimination, and disadvantage in their lives.
Fabio and three other new ambassadors — snowboarder Elias Elhardt and freeskiers Sven Kueenle and Benedikt Mayr — will use their platforms to encourage young people to participate in the sports programs funded by Laureus Sport for Good. The more enthusiasm they can inspire, the more likely children are to be engaged in the programs and to benefit from them, learning resilience, self-confidence, values like respect and fair play, and other traits that will help them make positive changes in their lives.
Laureus Sport for Good managing director for Germany and Austria emphasized that leaders like Fabio Wibmer are exactly the role models the children need: