We had a little chat with Eilika Trummar. She volunteered to be a part of the Winter Olympics torch relay in Greece, in late October 2017. Keep reading to find out about the experience, her impressions and how she got there in the first place.
How did you get there, what was the process like?
I turned in an application and fortunately, also turned out to be chosen. Everyone who was interested could apply to become an Olympic torch bearer through the Hellenic Olympic Committee. I had to to fill in a form that took into account prior experience in sports-, educational- and social fields. It was about a week before the start of the relay when the results were published. After that, everyone who got chosen had to arrange their trip to Greece as well as their on-site accommodation.
How could other people become torch bearers?
Courage, self-motivation, a high level of activity in the field of… more