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HLAVINA Marek
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Slovakia   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthBojnice, TCH
Height1.73 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
SB-LL2
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Janka
Residence
Prievidza, SVK
Occupation
Athlete, Graphical Design, Information Technology
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Digital Media Productions
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2012 in Remata, Slovakia.
Why this sport?
"Because it's fun and I love it."
Club / Team
Pegas Remata: Handlová, SVK
Name of coach
Pavel Matiasko [national], SVK
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Slovakia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning first place at Slovakia's national championships for BMX freestyle in 2012. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Pavel Matiasko, and British BMX freestyle rider Mark Webb. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
British BMX freestyle rider Mark Webb and Slovakian BMX freestyle rider Libor Palenik. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fast and safely." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He also competes in BMX freestyle, at national level in Slovakia. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
His amputation was the result of cancer. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014/2015 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 2 Impaired  
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2014 Snowboardcross - Standing 2:07.93