Kristen Worley

Designer | Author and Survivor - Human Centred Design. Kristen is a former elite Waterskier and Cyclist. She was the first athlete to be 'gender tested' under the IOC's 2003 Stockholm Consensus. In 2016, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recognised by requiring her to reduce her testosterone levels to compete in female sport, IOC policies had infringed her human rights, making her ill. She is now involved in actively ensuring that sport doesn't require other athletes to undergo the same experience.

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Imagining fair sport that doesn’t harm people

Even before the New Zealand Olympic Committee officially announced that Laurel Hubbard would represent her country in weightlifting at the Tokyo Games, media from around the world were reaching out to me to speak about it. The issue of transgender athletes’ participation in sport has been in the news...

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