Welcome to SafeShred E-Learning Course

SafeShred is an education program that aims to raise awareness related to possible ethics and integrity issues in Snowboarding among the grassroots riders, especially young ones between 13-15 years of age – the future of Snowboarding.

This short, fun and easy to understand e-learning course has been designed to cover some of the important topics about sports integrity issues, divided into five (5) modules, which are

(1) Basic Human Rights,
(2) Reporting and Speaking up,
(3) Harassment/Bullying,
(4) Anti-Doping and
(5) Manipulation of Sports Competitions.

The E-Learning course, designed for young Snowboarders can be taken either:

  • By the rider themselves

    Where the rider creates an account using an email id and such basic information

  • By the rider assisted by a parent/coach

    Where the parent or coach creates an account using their email id

  • By the riders together in a group setting

    Where the coach or club/federation staff member creates the account and runs through the course in a group setting

Course curriculum

    1. About this course

    2. How to use this course

    3. Before we begin...

    1. Welcome!

    2. What do you think?

    3. What do we mean by Human Rights?

    4. What about Human Rights in Snowboarding?

    5. What do you think about this now?

    6. What did we learn?

    1. Welcome!

    2. What do you think?

    3. Why to speak up?

    4. What do you mean by speaking up?

    5. Speaking up while snowboarding!

    6. What did we learn?

    1. Welcome!

    2. What do you think?

    3. Types of Bullying

    4. Types of Harassment and Abuse

    5. What would you do?

    6. What did we learn?​

    1. Welcome!

    2. What do you think?

    3. What is Doping in Sport?

    4. How is Doping checked?

    5. What do you think now?

    6. What did we learn?

    1. Welcome!

    2. What do you think?

    3. What exactly is Event Manipulation?

    4. What would you do?

    5. What do you think now?

    6. What did we learn?

About this course

  • Free and No Time Limit to complete
  • Short quiz of only 14 Questions
  • Certificate upon successful completion of final assessment

About this Course


Project Trainer at CSCF (Basic human rights) Cassandra Fernandes

Cassandra is a sports law jurist and responsible for legal and projects issues within GLMS. She was previously legal counsel and senior project manager at the Council of Europe Sports conventions division, running an international project providing technical assistance to country stakeholders within the areas of the manipulations of sports competitions, as well as anti-doping. She has a strong foundation in integrity issues, as well as multi-stakeholder issues.

Project Trainer at CSCF (Reporting) Pim Verschuuren

Dr. Pim Verschuuren is a researcher from the University of Rennes 2 working on sport integrity and governance. He directed several European programmes on the fight against manipulation of sport competition. He holds a PhD in sport management, from the University of Lausanne, where he studied the implementation of reporting mechanisms in the international sport sector.

Project Trainer at CSCF (Harassment & Bullying) Ainhoa Azurmendi

Sports psychologist working as a sport consultant as well as as a lecturer at The University of The Basque Country (Spain). PhD in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Equality between women and men. Having been working for public institutions and sports organisarions since 2005 at a local, national and international level (including Council of Europe). Author of the first guide published in Spain to prevent sexual harassment and abuse in sport in 2015, have developed several projects for different clubs and sports federations with regard to this issue (Basketball, Rugby, Football, Track and Field, etc.). Currently working in Safeguarding programs for the Real Sociedad de Fútbol, a professional football club in Spain, as well as for the FIFA.

Project Trainer at CSCF (Corruption & Manipulation of sports competition) Lorraine Pearman

Lorraine has been involved in protecting against betting integrity and event manipulation since 2011. She set up the Joint Assessment Unit (JAU) which safeguarded the London 2012 Olympic Games from the risks of event manipulation and betting corruption. Following the success of the JAU, Lorraine went on to help establish then lead the UK’s Betting Integrity National Platform, working at the Gambling Commission of Great Britain until December 2020. Lorraine has represented the UK on several international projects related to event manipulation, including lead member of both the Council of Europe’s Keep Crime out of Sport Project and development of the Typology of Sports Manipulations Framework. Lorraine now works as an independent freelance consultant, working with CFCS on various projects.

Project Trainer at CSCF (Anti Doping) Gatis Berkis

Gatis Berkis is an anti-doping expert. He began his career as a doping control officer and education manager at the Latvian national anti-doping agency in 2004. Gatis quickly progressed in other anti-doping areas and became the head of Latvian NADO in 2011. He is a doping control delegate of European Athletics. Over many years, conducted in-competition and out-of-competition doping controls worldwide, including in remote areas, testing of high-risk and high-profile athletes, and major events like the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London, Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and many others. Since 2021 Gatis works as International Network director at International Doping Tests & Management, ensuring that IDTM instructions and documents comply with the World Anti- Doping Code and Standards and overseeing the recruitment and recertification process of more than 300 doping control officers worldwide.


Director at CSCF (Content Manager at SafeShred) Norbert Rubicsek JD.

The director of the Sport Integrity Group is a lawyer and former police officer (lieutenant colonel of the Hungarian Police) specializing in sport related criminal and integrity issues. As a police officer, he was dealing with organized crime related investigations at national and international level. He was also tasked to draft and represent the EU law enforcement strategy on fighting sports corruption and manipulation, betting and money laundering in sport. He oversees and manages the implementation of the intellectual outputs that are related to the five themes of the project and coordinates the professional work of the experts in this regard.

Project Manager at WSF Boris Kilvinger

Boris Kilvinger studied sports and economics at the University of Bayreuth and is currently doing his doctorate in the field of sports governance. He has many years of experience in snowboard associations. He was a long-standing member of the WSF Education Committee and worked for Snowboard Germany for six years as head of the youth development program. Boris is the project manager of the SafeShred project. His tasks include the coordination of the individual project partners. He is the link between the association partners, the scientific support and the content experts of CSCF.

Project Coordinator at WSF Floriane Poncet

Floriane is a project coordinator with more than 5 years of experience in sport and development at the international level. After graduating in Public Affairs from the Institute of Political Sciences of Paris (France) she specialized in sport management. She has acquired a strong expertise in developing and implementing sport programs for diversity, equality, integrity and youth empowerment, while being involved as a volunteer in sport events and European networks (Youth Olympic Games, French Olympic Academy, European Non-Governmental Sport Organization). In SafeShred, she oversees the fulfillment of all EU requirements. She contributes to the development of intellectual outputs and coordinates partners to ensure the quality of the project evaluation and reporting

Content and Operations at CSCF (Content Manager at SafeShred) Carlos Gutierrez

Carlos is a sports management professional with more than 5 years of experience. Graduated from the company but with forays into sports, he specialized in sports management, as well as governance, ethics and integrity in sports. Carlos coordinates the actions of SafeShred in which CSCF participates as a project partner. He is also managing the implementation of the intellectual outputs that are related to the five themes of the project and coordinates the professional work of the experts in this regard.

Trainer at CSCF (Trainer at SafeShred) B Prashant Kumar

Prashant has more than 7 years of experience of working as litigation attorney in India but his passion for sports, fitness and nutrition, led him leave plush law firm jobs and start working afresh in the world of sports. He studied Masters in Sports Ethics & Integrity (MAiSI) and as a content officer at CSCF, he brings his legal expertise, combined with his knowledge of policy, management and sports integrity. Prashant is responsible for supporting CSCF with content, research and knowledge on sports ethics and integrity issues, and assisting the CSCF team to manage the implementation of the various on-going projects and research, including the Safe Snowboarding E-Learning Course.


  • Do I need to really register with my email id?

    To be able to pause and continue the course, it is necessary to have an account on our platform.

  • Why do I need to give my personal information?

    The information asked is very basic one and does not have to be detailed or complete. It is only to keep a track of the participants and to give the participant a certificate on successful completion of the Course.

  • Is my email id and other personal information safe?

    Yes, absolutely. The information is saved in GDPR compliant secure servers of Thinkific and is not accessible to anyone except the user

  • Can anyone do the course?

    The course is designed for easy understanding of minors of 13-15 year age group. However, the course can be taken by absolutely anyone.

  • Does my child need supervision for this course?

    Not necessary. The course has been designed by experts having extensive experience in the field of education and training and all caution has been taken to ensure that the course is comprehensive yet easy to understand and does not affect the reader in any adverse manner.

  • How is the course designed?

    The course consists of 5 modules with about 5-6 lessons

  • Can I sit with my child while he/she takes this course?

    Yes. However, we would encourage the learner to understand the course in his/her own pace and not rush through the same.

  • Are the modules compulsory to be finished in one go?

    No. You can take any many breaks and pauses as you want. All you need to do is to login back and resume the course where you left.

  • Can I skip the modules?

    Yes. But we would encourage not to.

  • What type of assessment is there?

    A short quiz of 14 questions, with multiple choice answers and detailed instructions.

  • Is the assessment/quiz section mandatory?

    If you want your child to have a successful completion of the course and obtain a certificate stating the same, then yes. Else no.

  • How much time will the course take?

    The total content of the videos, if watched at the default pace, is about 50 minutes and the quiz takes about 10 minutes to complete.

  • Whom do I contact if I have any questions or concerns?

    Feel free to write an email to [email protected]

SafeShred E-Learning Course

A short course to help young riders between 13-15 years of age to understand the possible ethical and integrity issues in Snowboarding.