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What is it?

This initiative aims to support retired Skaters to remain within the sport by becoming Coaches, sports administrators or taking on other skating sport-related roles. The retired Skaters must have competed at senior ISU Championships during the preceding 4 seasons. Small amounts of support (CHF 250-3’000) are granted, mainly for educational activities.


How can you apply?

Applications should be made according to the annually published ISU Communication. Applications may be sent by the applicant’s ISU Member or by the applicant themselves, but in either case, a supporting letter from the ISU Member must be provided. Applications should be sent to  



The ISU Communication is usually published in June and the deadline for applications is usually during July (specified in the Communication).


Where can you find more information?

Detailed information can be found in the annually published ISU Communication: pdf ISU Communication No. 2329  (2020 version)