Olympic Festival in Brno offers more than 30 sports!
A rich portion of sports opportunities will be offered to fans thanks to the Olympic Festival 2018, which will take place in Brno in pavilion Z from February 9th to February 25th.
Thanks to the Czech Olympic Team partners, the Olympic Festival will offer visitors the opportunity to do sports, but also the possibility to rent all the sport equipment at the rental premises in the festival area.
And what program is waiting for fans?
There will be a lot of ice hockey – legends of the HC Kometa Brno will meet at the autograph session.
The figure skating program will offer exhibitions, but also the figure skating courses with the skating with one of the Czech figure skating personalities in the end, for example René Novotný, former World Champion in pairs.
The rich part of the program consists of skiing disciplines. Not only the cross-country ski tracks but also the correct ski waxing lessons, or the race with the former 50km World Champion Martin Koukal will be prepared.
For downhill ski lovers, the competitions will be prepared in four mountain resorts in the Moravian-Silesian Region – Bílá, Mosty u Jablunkova, Karlov pod Pradědem and Kopřivná pod Pradědem. In the ski resorts, the program is planned for the weekends, and except the giant slalom, it includes snowboarding, fatbikes and lectures by the Mountain Rescue Service of the Czech Republic.
The freestyle skiing will not be missing. A snowpark will be built at the Pavilion Z at the Exhibition Grounds in Brno in which snowboarders will be able to go out. Lessons are also planned. Those who can handle snowboards well, there will be a pumptrack course that also includes a part for skateboard and longboard rides.
Biathlon enthusiasts can try a biathlon shooting range, and the K-4 mobile jumping bridge will also have its place available to all age groups, including small children. A sledge ride simulator and ice rink for the skeleton and double bobsleigh will be prepared, a racing four-bobsleigh will be available for inspection. The speed skating disciplines will be introduced and free ice skating fans can expect hundreds of meters of so-called ice-skating tracks.
The visitors will be able to try athletic disciplines, or to play table tennis at mini tables. You can also see korfball, floorball, kiting, taekwondo ITF, and autocross, there will be a glacier wall and there will also be demonstrations of cheerleading or ropeskipping. In addition, the mountain resorts will have a snowshoeing and alpinism demonstrations.
The opening ceremony is planned on Friday 9 February 11:00. Admission to the Olympic Festival is 50 CZK, children up to 150 cm will have a free entrance.
Winter Olympic Sports ice hockey, figure skating, cross-country skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, curling, freestyle skiing, speed skating, bobsleigh, skeleton, snowboarding, ski jumping
Summer Olympic Sports athletics, table tennis
Other sports autocross, billiard, fatbike, floorball, hockeyball, kiting, korfball, kryathlon, ice climbing, ski orienteering, rope skipping, longboarding, alpinism, snowshoeing, chess, taekwondo ITF, dancing, hiking