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Sport Para alpine skiing, Para snowboard
NPC Czech Republic   
Place of BirthPrague, TCH
Height1.73 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Czech Republic
Czech, English, German
Higher education
Economics, Philosophy - University of Economics, Prague: Czech Republic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing at age four.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to learn how to ski. He began competing in Para alpine skiing because he was unable to acquire a Para snowboard classification.
Name of coach
Marek Jelinek, from 2013; Ondrej Kopriva, from 2016
Senior International Debut
Competing for
Czech Republic
General Interest
Tom (Facebook page, 10 Feb 2015)
Wakeboarding, cycling, rock music, philosophy. (, 01 Jan 2019; Athlete, 23 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in snowboarding at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Czech ice hockey player Jaromir Jagr. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
He underwent surgery on his left shoulder joint in June 2016. (Facebook page, 25 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He has represented the Czech Republic in Para snowboarding, placing fifth in standing snowboard cross at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018;, 2018)
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (, 04 Jul 2020)
He has cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen at birth. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
24 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:37.83
29 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:36.22
15 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:37.77
22 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.78
World Championships - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
  2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
Paralympic Games - Para snowboard
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Snowboardcross - Standing 1:50.15