As revealed last week On is proud to be the sponsor behind the Athlete Refugee Team (ART), having created their unique athlete kit ahead of the meets in London over the coming weeks. Now, through a series of films, the refugee athletes have a chance to share some of their incredible stories and motivations behind why they run.
The films draw on how many of these young athletes who have lived through and escaped war, conflict and battle don’t use sport as competition, but as celebration. It’s not about ‘victory’ and ‘defeat’ and ‘enemies’ and ‘rivalry’ — anything but. For them, it’s an opportunity to come together to celebrate the human spirit and show that “We are all one” – a statement made by one of the athletes that has become a mantra for the Team.