Luboš Hilgert

Date of birth: 17.12.1986 

Category: K1M slalom racing 


TOP results:

  • 1st place Czech Championship 2013
  • 3rd place World Cup L´Argentiere La Bessée 2011 (France)
  • 2nd place World Cup Troja 2010 (Czech)
  • 3rd place World Championship Foz do Iguacu teams 2007 (Brazil) 


Where did you start with paddling?

 In Prague Troja.


Why are you doing this sport? 

I always had very close relationship with water and sport so gradually I have been spending most of my free time in boathouse and in kayak.

Especially in summer, when it´s warm, you just have to love it. 


The most favorite course?

Al Ain, Penrith (Australia), Čunovo (Slovakia), Troja (Czech).


Your best experience on water?

When I did my first eskimo roll in action. As a reward I got GameBoy and sometimes I still play SuperMario2:) 


Goals and planns for future?

Add some medals from world competitions to my collection.


What you like to do when you are not in kayak?

Sleep, eat, read, watching movies/serials.