Bobsled and Skeleton are truly unique sports, with truly unique challenges. One of the greatest challenges is resources. Like many athletes in sliding sports I am fully self-funded, as Israel does not provide a budget for Skeleton. I was privileged to have received support from Ariel Property Advisors, Strategic Offsites Group, and Triventures, but will be paying off my training, travel, and coaching expenses for years.
The costs of a skeleton season are demanding. Over $40,000 per season is spent on travel, accommodation, coaching, and training fees. Bobsled is far more, over $100,000 per season as personal expense. After failing to secure funding for a bobsled season, and exhausting all personal savings, I have decided to focus on managing the team and cultivating a successful program. I have stepped aside as an athlete.
Partnerships and donations go directly towards my season’s costs, and in the USA are tax-deductible, benefiting the Israel Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit. As a partner, you will be a part of this unique journey with me.