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Marek Hlavina

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
SB-LL2

Further personal information

Family
Partner Janka
Residence
Prievidza, SVK
Occupation
Athlete, Graphical Design, Information Technology
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Digital Media Productions

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2012 in Remata, Slovakia.
Why this sport?
"Because it's fun and I love it."
Club / Team
Pegas Remata: Handlová, SVK
Name of coach
Pavel Matiasko [national], SVK

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Slovakia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning first place at Slovakia's national championships for BMX freestyle in 2012. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Pavel Matiasko, and British BMX freestyle rider Mark Webb. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
British BMX freestyle rider Mark Webb and Slovakian BMX freestyle rider Libor Palenik. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fast and safely." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He also competes in BMX freestyle, at national level in Slovakia. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
His amputation was the result of cancer. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Para Snowboard Cross Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 19
2015 IPCAS Para Snowboard World Championships La Molina (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Race 1 2015-02-24 14