The IFSC is pleased to welcome Hazel (Haesol) Han as Sport Assistant. Hazel will join the Sport Department’s efforts in creating an IFSC Official Sport Equipment Catalogue for Bouldering, Lead and Speed competitions, a project which aims to create a fairer playing field across all IFSC events.
A native of South Korea, Hazel has studied and lived overseas for more than 12 years. Passionate about the vibrant field of international sporting events, she previously held a position within the Protocol team at the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games.
Hazel received a BA degree from Trinity College, USA, and a joint MA degree in Public Policy from the Central European University, Hungary & University of York, UK. Her previous roles include non-profit organisations, a bouldering gym, and voluntary positions for a climbing charity and mountain film festival. Hazel loves spending time in the mountains and climbing outdoors, plus the challenges and inspirations that accompany the great outdoors.