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FERENCIK Slavomir
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Slovakia   
GenderMen
Age43
Place of BirthTrstená, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tvrdosin, SVK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Czech, Polish, Slovak
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 at the Bencont Dolny Kubin club in Slovakia.
Why this sport?
"At the rehabilitation centre, good people took me in, and they helped me integrate into everyday life, but also into the life of sports. I wanted to do sport after I lost my leg and Para ice hockey was love at first sight."
Club / Team
SHK LAPP Zlin: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Radoslav Bielecka [national]
Training Regime
He trains for eight hours a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
General Interest
Nicknames
Slavo (s-o-h-o.cz, 01 Sep 2017)
Hobbies
Hunting, handcycling, spending time in nature and at the sea. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Slovakian race walker Matej Toth. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The moment when you are ready to give up is usually the moment when miracles begin to happen. Do not give up." (paralela.sk, 2015)
Impairment
In 2014 he was involved in an accident that resulted in the amputation of his right leg. (spv.sk, Mar 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2022 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2020/2021 Team