Štěpánka Hilgertová

Date of Birth: 10.4. 1968 

Discipline: slalom - K1 women 

Best results:

  • 1. place Olympic games 1996,2000
  • 1. place World Championship 1999,2003
  • 1. place European Championship 2000, 2008 

Where did you start: Prague – Čertovka river, Tesla Žižkov club 

Why do you paddle? It is a sport that brings me all the time new experiences and challenges, I still enjoy it (even after 30 years of paddling :-)) 

Most favourite course/river? Olympic courses In Sydney and London. 

Your best paddling experience: Full stands and Czech national anthem at the Olympic Games. 

Your future goals and plans: To keep in touch with the top… 

Other hobbies: Reading, yoga, dance 

Web/other contact:  www.hilgertova.cz