The British Olympic Association (BOA) Athletes’ Commission is a Committee of the BOA Board which that has been created to bring the perspective and expertise of athletes to the many initiatives and programmes operated by the BOA. The Commission ensures that the athletes’ voice is at the heart of everything the BOA does.  It was formed in 2010 and meets every 2 months. As Chair Sarah Winckless is responsible for feeding the views of the Commission back to the BOA Board, of which she is a member.

The current members of the Commission are:

  1. Adam Pengilly (IOC Athletes’ Commission) – Skeleton

  2. Ben Hawes – Hockey

  3. James Cracknell – Rowing

  4. Goldie Sayers – Athletics

  5. Henry Nwume – Bobsleigh

  6. Jackie Lockheart – Curling           

  7. Heather Fell – Modern Pentathlon

  8. Karen Pickering – Swimming

  9. Christian Malcolm – Athletics

  10. Katherine Grainger – Rowing

  11. Leon Taylor – Diving

  12. Sarah Gosling – Sailing

  13. Kate Walsh – Hockey