Skip to main menu Skip to content Skip to footer

Lo sentimos, la página que usted busca no se ha podido encontrar. Puede intentar su búsqueda de nuevo o visitar la lista de temas populares.


“It’s Okay to ask for Help!” Olympic Freeskier Gus Kenworthy

May 8, 2024

For Mental Health Awareness month, freeskiing medalist, Gus Kenworthy, explains how he takes care of his mental well-being just like his physical training. Gus stresses the importance of importance of self-care, mindfulness, positive affirmations, and that “it’s okay to ask for help!” 

World-class athletes join us in the #MentalHealthFitness campaign to acknowledge the importance of prioritizing mental health as well as physical wellbeing. In personal videos, they share how they’ve been able to face their own mental health challenges and offer pointers on how to combine fitness with core mental health skill building to maintain your #MentalHealthFitness.  

For more inspiring videos on how world-class athletes stay mentally fit, check out this year’s Mental Health Fitness campaign.

About Gus Kenworthy

Gus Kenworthy is a British-American Olympic silver medalist, freestyle skier, actor, model and mental health advocate. In 2014, Kenworthy won a silver medal for Team USA at the inaugural slopestyle of the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. At the 2018 Olympics, Kenworthy made history by becoming the first openly gay man (alongside Adam Rippon) to compete for the U.S. in a Winter Olympics. He has worked with multiple nonprofits including the Trevor Project, Happy Hippie Foundation and The Humane Society International. Kenworthy currently resides in Los Angeles with his dog Birdie.  

Asking for support when you need it is a key part of maintaining your #MentalHealthFitness. These resources can help:

Tagged with: #MentalHealthFitness, Mental Health, Sports