“Business and Sport Are Long-Term Disciplines”
Lukáš Bauer one of the most successful Czech cross-country skiers. Birthdate: Aug. 18, 1977 Residence: Boží Dar Height/weight: 181 cm/76 kg Education: Technical University of Ostrava As one of the few top Czech athletes, you spent part of your life in Ostrava when you studied at the Mining University – Technical University Ostrava. How did you enjoy your studies in Most and Ostrava, and what are your memories of the student life? I studied a combined programme of EMIOS (Economy, Management and IT in Public Administration) to match my intense travels, and I love remembering those times. I took most lessons in Most, however I annually travelled to Ostrava a few times to take those exams I missed in Most. I met many fantastic people in the region of Ostrava, both students and teachers. Where did you begin your career? I come from the mull of the Krušné hory, so the answer is obvious: in Krušné hory. What are you favourite locations and contests in the region? If you mean Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Region, the closest I got was the National Championship at Praděd in the Jeseníky Mountains. Last year, I came to Ostrava and for the first time took part in the City Cross Sprint. You come from a family of cross-country skiers. What sports do your children prefer? They do skiing. They started with football, kickbox, dancing, etc. but they gradually grew fond of skiing too. It is a logical development because we live in the mountains.
As you mentioned, in 2018 you competed in the City Cross Sprint in Ostrava. What are your impressions from skiing in the Lower Area Vítkovice? Frankly, I was excited. The contest itself, its organization, the marvellous atmosphere, and the incredible location of the race, really great. Thanks to that, some members of my eD System Team took part in the race this season. Part of my team came to Ostrava this year and the event in Vítkovice was our last contest before the legendary Vasaloppet, a skiing race taking place on Sunday a week after the City Cross Sprint. Your team is successful. Do you have any interesting partners from our region? Yes, besides the athletes and our crew, we owe our success to our partners without whose support our excellent results would hardly be possible. Our main partner is from Ostrava: the company eD system, a.s. operating in IT and all that is related, who became our partner in spring 2018. Do you have a place in the Moravian-Silesian Region which you like and which you would recommend our readers to visit? The region is rich in lovely places so anybody can choose the perfect spot for them, no matter if they love nature, sports, culture or industrial sights. It would be so unfair to choose only one. Thank you very much for the interview. Editorial of Magazine
Text: redakce Foto: archiv eD system Bauer Team
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