Kamil Tatarkovič – BIO

Date of birth: 5th July 1985
Height: 177cm
Weight: 74kg
Residence: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Job: owner of FDF Bike Shop (distribution of Commencal, ION, Deity, Morgaw, MarshGuard), organizer of bike camps, bike races, organizer of Koprivna Bike Festival, boss of Bike Park Olomouc,

Why do I ride bike: because it´s the biggest fun for me
What/who started my racing: I have been riding since I was a baby, so probably my parents
Racing since: BMX since 1990 till 1994, biketrial since 1994 till 1999 and MTB since 1999
Best part of racing: having fun, knowing different people and places
Hardest part of racing: injuries
Best moment in career & why: World cup Fourcross in Schladming 2006, when I did my first ever World Cup victory
Worst moment in career & why: last year in Junior category (2003) on Europe Championship (downhill) 100m before finish line my derailour broke up, I crashed 20m before finish and lost medal
Favourite Czech riding spot: Koprivna, Rychlebske stezky
Favourite world riding spot: Vigo (ESP), Fort William (ENG), Tenerife (Canary Islands – ESP)
Advice to beginners: don´t afraid of failure and never give up
Other sports I like to do: skiing, squash, gym, running…
Typical Training week: I try to combine all kind of sports (skiing, spinning, trainer, running,swimming, indoor climbing, XC, 4X, DH, freeride, BMX, dirt jumping,…)
Favourite bands: Hazydecay, Skapollo, Gate Crasher, System of a down, Swollen Members,…
Favourite food: sea food
Best place that I have visited with bike: Ethiopia, Uganda

– organizing sports events/races – Koprivna Bike Festival and others
– being part of Czech Enduro Series – organizing races, helping with promoting
 – professional biker – cooperation with international companies, organizing events, traveling all over the world
2013-2018 – organizing bike camps for improving technical skills
2005-2013 – professional MTB racer – fourcross, downhill
2011 Master degree on Palackeho University Olomouc – Sports marketing and management

Best racing results
2012 3rd place 4X Pro Tour – Szczawno Zdroj (POL)
2012 10th place Dual Speed & Style – European Crankworx – Les deux Alpes (FRA)
2011 3rd place World cup Val di Sole (ITA)
2011 5th place Montmartre Downtown Paris (FRA)
2010 Czech national fourcross champion
2010 7th place World cup 4X – overall standing
2008 Czech 4X cup winner
2008 9th place World Cup 4X overall
2007 2nd place Czech DH Championships – Bozi Dar
2006 1st place World cup 4X – Schladming (AUT)
2006 3rd place World cup 4X – Vigo (ESP)
2006 3rd place World cup 4X overall
2005 7th place World Championships 4X – Livigno (ITA)
2005 10th place Adidas Slopestyle Saalbach (AUT), freeride
2004 2nd place World cup 4X – Schladming (AUT)
2004 5th place World cup 4X overall
2003 Czech DH cup series winner, Junior category
2003 Polish Zywiec DH cup winner, Junior category