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Luke Rohan

TOP results:

5th place European Championship 2018 Prague

2nd place at the WC and ME U23 (Krakow, Solkan) 2016

3rd place EC 2017 U23 Hohenlimburg

2nd place at MSJ and MEJ 2013

1st place WC U23 2013 (C2 men)

made it to the senior national team in 2014, 2016, 2018

3rd place ME 2018 Prague patrol competition

2nd place ME 2014 Vienna patrol race

Champion of the Czech Republic 2016, 2017

Winner of the ČP 2017, 2018

Where did you start?

I started kayaking in Troy at the age of 9 under the guidance of my mom and sometimes also with Saša Adamek (former Junior World Kayaking Champion) and his son Filip, who was about as afraid of white water as I was, so we formed a very "strong "two.

Why do you ride on water?

I ride on the water because I grew up with this sport and spent all my free time with it, so I started to try it myself and despite the difficult, often even hysterical beginnings, I have remained with it to this day and I am very happy for it.

What is your favorite track?

In the Czech Republic, of course, it is Troy, then Trnávka and Vltava below the Lipno dam.

From the foreign Bourg St. Maurice, Pau, Penrith, Leipzig,...

What is your best boating experience?

Success at the MSJ 2013 in Liptovské Mikuláš, where we unexpectedly won the doubles with Adam Svoboda, and I added silver in the singles among the juniors. The final at the home European Championships in Troja in front of an amazing crowd. Descent of the lower part of Kaituna with an experienced guide...

What are your goals and plans for the future?

Successful nomination to the senior team and regular participation in the finals at world events. Nomination for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

What do you like to do besides paddling?

floorball, soccer, cross-country skiing, tennis, history, reading,...