We support the VSteam ski club mainly on the basis of personal experience with its head coach Vladimír Siráň. This former Slovak national alpine skiing representative is a respected leader who is able to effectively pass on his wealth of experience to the younger generation while coming up with innovative methods that move his charges forward. Vladimir and his team members share the values of responsibility, commitment and honest work, which are key in both sport and investing
Recipient of the gift
Vladimír Siráň is a multiple champion of the Slovak Republic among juniors and adults, overall winner of the European UNI Cup, participant of the World Championships and World University Games. He has more than 40 podium finishes to his credit. Alpine skiing and the sport as such were originally just a hobby for Vladimir. Over time, however, they became a passion and part of everyday life. His goal in life is to participate in the Olympic Games. This leads him to work hard every day and to constantly push his own limits.
In addition to skiing, Vladimír Siráň is also involved in fitness training. After finishing his active skiing career, he plans to devote himself fully to the work of a professional sports consultant and pass on valuable experience and knowledge to his charges.
Head Coach:Vladimír Siráň
Conditioning coach: Kristián Piovarči
Kristián Kristian Šiarán (head coach, head coach of the team). My name is Alexander Kanovits. I am a student of the Kukucinova Gymnasium in Poprad and a member of the talented youth of Slovakia in alpine skiing. I started skiing competitively at the age of 10 at regional sport events, from which I advanced to the Slovak Youth Cup. At the age of 15, I moved to the junior category, where my coach was Vladimír Siráň, with whom I am now entering my fourth season together in 2022/2023. Our ambition is to qualify for the World University Winter Games and the Junior World Championships
Results in the 2021/2022 season
- Slovak Winter Universiade - 3rd place in slalom
- Slovak Republic Championships - 2nd place in alpine combined (adults), 2nd place in alpine combined (juniors)
- Slovak Republic Vice-Champion in super giant slalom
Age: 21 years
Head Coach: Vladimír Siráň
My name is Samuel Vigas. I have been training under the guidance of Vladimír Siráň since I was 12 years old. I became a multiple Slovak champion in giant and super giant slalom in schoolboy categories. In the junior category I became a member of the Slovak national team. In the 2021/2022 season I managed to qualify for the World Junior Championships in the Canadian resort of Panorama, where I competed in all alpine disciplines. It was an extraordinary experience for me and motivation for further work.
Results in the 2021/2022 season
- Successful qualification and subsequent participation at the World Junior Championships in Canada
- Slovak Republic Championship
- FIS competitions
- 1st place Alpine Combined (Men)
- 1st place alpine combined (juniors)
- Double Slovak champion in super giant slalom
- 1st place in FIS race in Szczawnica (POL) in men's category - 2nd place in FIS race in Szczawnica (POL) in men's category