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STIT Peter
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Slovakia   
GenderMen
Age46
Place of BirthNámestovo, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Banská Bystrica, SVK
Occupation
Photographer
Languages
Slovak
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing the sport in Zlin, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
He was hooked on the sport after the first time he tried it. "It is a fantastic sport. I enjoy every workout and every game."
Club / Team
Bencont Dolny Kubin: Slovakia
Name of coach
Radoslav Bielecka [national]; Miroslav Drab [club, national], SVK
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Slovakia
Opponent
Republic of Korea
Location
Vienna, AUT
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You have to work hard to achieve something, because there is nothing for free." (rtvs.sk, 29 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (vozickar.sk, 09 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He has congenital pseudarthrosis [a unhealable bone fracture]. (spv.sk, 2016)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He serves as a financial manager for the Slovakia national Para ice hockey team. (sledgehokej.sk, 21 May 2017)

PIONEER
He was one of the first Para ice hockey players from Slovakia, having taken up the sport in the Czech Republic. He wanted to create interest and start a club in his home country, and secured free use of an ice rink in Dolny Kubin, Slovakia. As popularity in the sport increased he went to the Slovak Paralympic Committee [SPC] for further support. (naselevice.sme.sk, 25 Jul 2016; pravda.sk, 26 Mar 2012; zivot.azet.sk, 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.