Mateusz POLACZYK (POL)

PLPoland
Age:
32 years
Languages:
English
Federation:
POLISH CANOE FEDERATION
Mateusz Polaczyk (POL)

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Filo
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Kraków/Szczawnica/Bydgoszcz
OCCUPATION
Athlete
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I start canoe at age 6 it the "KS Pieniny", Szczawnica
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
My dad was also a canoeist and encouraged us to this sport. Today produces a canoe on which we start.
HOBBIES
All sports, reading, motor
CLUB
CWZS Zawisza Bydgoszcz
NAME OF COACH
Henryk Polaczyk
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Poland
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2013
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2006
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Czech Republic
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Championships
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Prague
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Mum and Dad
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
Brothers, Grzegorz, Henryk, Lukasz, Rafal
HERO/IDOL
ski jumping Adam Malysz, alpine ski Hermann Maier, sketing Steven Bradbury, canoe Michal Martikan, Richard Fox
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
do your job
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Athens, London, Bratislava, Prague
FAVOURITE FOOD
Italian
FAVOURITE MUSIC
all

SPORTING RELATIVES
My whole siblings (6) were or are members of the Polish national team, each of them competed at the World Championships (junior or senior), Brother Gregory took part in the Olympic Games in Athens.