Peter Kauzer (SLO)

Peter Kauzer (SLO)

Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
08 September 1983
177 cm
70 kg
Marital status
Wife Janja, daughter Nola [2012]
Hrastnik, SLO
Athlete, Serves in the Army
English, Slovene
Higher education
University of Sport: Ljubljana, SLO


General Interest

Pero, Kapsl (, 15 Aug 2015)
Snowboarding, surfing, cross-country skiing, badminton. (Facebook page, 08 Apr 2016;, 29 Mar 2016)
Most influential person in career
His father. (, 29 Mar 2016)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2005)
In June 2014 he injured his shoulder and had to undergo surgery, which put him out of action for the 2014 northern hemisphere summer. It took almost a year to fully recover. (, 15 Jul 2015;, 11 Jul 2014)

He broke his right collarbone in 1999 while snowboarding in the off-season. (Athlete, 21 Sep 2005)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Carpe diem." (, 29 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he was chosen as the Best Athlete of Slovenia. (, 15 May 2012)
Famous relatives
His father competed internationally in canoe slalom. (Athlete, 06 May 2003)

International Debut

Competing for
World Cup

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age six, in his hometown Hrastnik, Slovenia.
Why this sport?
His father was a professional canoe-kayaker and introduced him to the sport. He is passionate about all forms of paddling, whether on a river, whitewater, or competing in slalom.
Club / Team
BD Steklarna Hrastnik: Hrastnik, SLO
Name of coach
Peter Kauzer [father, personal], SLO, from 1990; Andrej Jelenc [national], SLO


World CupK14 July 20102010Men4
World CupK13 August 20092009Men1Best result
World CupK12 September 20122012Men34
World CupK113 August 20112011Men1Best result
World CupK124 July 20052005Men7
World CupK16 July 20082008Men30
World CupK115 July 20072007Men7
World CupK111 June 20062006Men4
World CupK117 August 20142014Men91
World CupK125 August 20132013Men4
Olympic GamesK1Brazil, Rio de Janeiro10 August 20162016Men88.702Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK1England, London1 August 20122012Men101.016Best result
Olympic GamesK1China, Beijing12 August 20082008Men89.4213
World ChampionshipsK1England, London20 September 20152015Men92.714Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamEngland, London20 September 20152015Men112.208
World ChampionshipsK1Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men101.5718
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men116.816Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Men96.011Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Men210.3517
World ChampionshipsK1Slovenia, Tacen12 September 20102010Men142.439
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovenia, Tacen12 September 20102010Men151.2516
World ChampionshipsK1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell13 September 20092009Men92.841Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 September 20092009Men103.126Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu22 September 20072007Men96.6315
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamBrazil, Foz do Iguaçu21 September 20072007Men209.885Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Czech Republic, Prague5 August 20062006Men208.38
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague4 August 20062006Men235.254Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith2 October 20052005Men17
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamAustralia, Penrith3 October 20052005Men223.453Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Germany, Augsburg27 July 20032003Men26
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamGermany, Augsburg27 July 20032003Men282.7420
European ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men93.264Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men184.5111Latest result
European ChampionshipsK1Germany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men94.715
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men115.276
European ChampionshipsK1Austria, Vienna31 May 20142014Men87.787
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamAustria, Vienna31 May 20142014Men101.418
European ChampionshipsK1Poland, Kraków8 June 20132013Men85.279
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamPoland, Kraków8 June 20132013Men104.6310
European ChampionshipsK1Germany, Augsburg12 May 20122012Men97.806
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamGermany, Augsburg12 May 20122012Men164.718
European ChampionshipsK1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell12 June 20112011Men37
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 June 20112011Men106.151Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Cunovo15 August 20102010Men87.821Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Cunovo14 August 20102010Men110.863Best result
European ChampionshipsK1England, Nottingham31 May 20092009Men95.464Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamEngland, Nottingham30 May 20092009Men96.366
European ChampionshipsK1Poland, Kraków11 May 20082008Men183.015
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamPoland, Kraków9 May 20082008Men212.844Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš17 June 20072007Men203.062Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 June 20072007Men205.761Best result
European ChampionshipsK1France, L'Argentière-la-Bessée2 July 20062006Men212.874Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamFrance, L'Argentière-la-Bessée1 July 20062006Men241.141Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Slovenia, Tacen26 June 20052005Men188.252Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovenia, Tacen25 June 20052005Men208.751Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava13 July 20022002Men113.134Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith21 February 20162016Men90.1624Latest result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith, NSW26 February 20122012Men32
Pan American ChampionshipsK1Canada, Kananaskis3 August 20092009Men97.332Best result
World CupK111 September 20162016Men4Latest result
World CupK116 August 20152015Men1Best result