Stephanie Horn best in K1 qualification, Slafkovský won C1 men

SP 41Afternoon programme with Friday´s qualifications at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague continued with C2 mix, K1W and C1M.
There were 4 boats in C2 mix category including 3 Czech and 1 from India. The best couple was Tereza Fišerová-Jakub Jáně who managed ride with no penalties. All boats passed the semifinal which takes place on Sunday.

Great start. Morning qualifications for all Czech boats on Friday

SP 38Traditionally, Friday started with the qualification rounds of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague. First in the waves of the artificial canoe slalom course in Prague – Troja were the C2 men with the three Czech teams: Kašpar - Šindler, Karlovský-Jáně, Koplík-Vrzáň. The first rounds were dominated by the performance of the first named Jonáš Kašpar with Marek Šindler, the Rio de Janeiro Olympic finalists who managed to get through the channel in fastest time of 93.92.

Under the skin of Lion

venaSince 2012, the lion Véna belongs to the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague like the Vltava River to Prague. The fans and also the foreign competitors cannot imagine the atmosphere of the event without the popular mascot. But who is hidden in the lion´s fur? You will find out more in this special interview.

World Cup in Prague sets the high level. Press conference

tk stulOn Thursday 15 June, the official press conference of the first ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup this year started in the morning. The president of the Czech Canoe Union Jan Boháč was present as well as the president of the organising committee Jiří Rohan. From the competitors, Jiří Prskavec, Vavřinec Hradilek, Vítězslav Gebas with Tereza Fišerová and the Slovak canoeists Alexander Slafkovský took part.

On Thursday, the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Prague starts

 DSC9737Are you ready? Already this Thursday (15 June), the first from the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup series 2017 starts in Prague. For the first time in this year, the complete world class will perform at the artificial canoe slalom course in Troja. The event is held under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague Adriana Krnáčová who will welcome the participants from 36 countries. The Rio Olympic and European medallists will not be missing – Corinna Kuhnle of Austria or Alexander Slafkovský of Slovakia will compete too.

The youngest dominated 5th edition of ČEZ Prague Riverside Cross

riverside2Unique sport event ČEZ Prague Riverside Cross came again to Rašínovo nábřeží in Prague where the first World Cup of this season is taking place by the end of this weekend. Sunny weather attracted many fans that came to support the best canoeist and kayakers of today who competed in unusual combination of canoe slalom and biathlon shooting from laser guns.