Czech team

Jan Pechoušek


When and where did you start skiing and who brought you to it?

I was in Jeseník. I just attended grade 4 and my friend started to do skiing. So I tried it with him and stayed there.

What is your biggest success in your career?

My first points in the World Cup in Toblach are the most valuable for me as well as the 5th place in relay at Junior World Championship in Utah.

Who is your Czech and foreign ski idol?

My ski idol has always been Petter Northug.

What other sports do you like to do?

In my childhood I used to play football and sometimes tennis, floorball, cross-country and downhill skiing. If I have time during my skiing trainings, I play football for FK Mikulovice (regional competition).

What is your most favourite skiing event?

Definitely sprints and mass starts.

How do you like to spend your free time?

In my free time I spent time with my family, girlfriend and friends. I like fishing.

What would you like to achieve in your career?

I would like to taste the feeling in top 10.