Triathlon Programme - Carlsbad International School

TRIATHLON PROGRAMME

CIS Triathlon Programme aims to support current  Czech and international triathletes aged 14-18 years.Your training base will be located in the Carlsbad International School, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.The school campus will provide a training home for elite young competitors, safe boarding and excellent healthy nutrition.The triathlon programme includes access to the on-campus cardio training and to the sports facilities in the centre of Karlovy Vary during the Activities times at least four times from Monday to Friday. There is also unrivalled running and biking terrains around this world famous spa town and in the Ore Mountains, which are used by regional, national and international teams (cross-country skiing, ice-hockey, swimming) as a training venue. At selected weekends students-triathletes join the Czech national triathlon team.

Triathletes receive

  • The services of national coach Jan Řehula and co-operation with the Czech national triathlon team
  • Funding to subsidise competition entry and other sports-related costs
  • Access to the KV Arena Swimming Centre and TRUFLEX Fitness Centre
  • Access to world-class run and biking trails
  • Opportunity to live on campus
  • Medical staff on campus
  • High quality nutrition
  • Regular training hours per week
  • Academic flexibility

Triathletes represent the Carlsbad International School at events and also compete in elite-level races at home and abroad. One of the highlights of the triathlon season is the 2017 ITU Triathlon World Cup in Karlovy Vary where students participate in the individual as well as relay races.

CIS is looking for triathletes who can provide:

  1. National and ITU rankings
  2. Event times
  3. A reference letter from their coach

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CIS Application Form

Read an interview with Jan Řehula, Czech national team coach, bronze medalist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Where are you from?
I was born in Cheb, Czech Republic.

When did you start doing triathlon?
Originally, I started with swimming. At the age of 17 I took up triathlon.

Why do you like this sport (name 3 top characteristics)?
I like multisports in general. I really enjoy cycling and open water swimming in Australia, especially body surfing in the waves.

Why is Karlovy Vary and the Czech Republic a great venue for your sport?
Karlovy Vary has a great setting, beautiful forests for running, two large water reservoirs, a modern sports complex with an indoor swimming pool, the nearby Ore Mountains and fresh air.

How do you combine school and training?
When I was a triathlon professional, I had an individual study plan which made my study manageable.

What recommendations would you give an athlete who wants to join CIS Special Sport Programmes?
Be disciplined and follow your dreams and desires…Your results will come!

CIS Triathlon Programme offers many opportunities of training with the Czech national triathlon team and also competing in the national triathlon events.

Read an interview with Laszlo, IB Diploma student and CIS triathlete

Where are you from?
I am from Budapest, Hungary.

When did you start doing the sport?
I started to do triathlon three years ago.

Why do you like this sport (name 3 top characteristics)?
I like this sport because it is never boring. It contains three very attractive sport disciplines and you can always improve.

Why is Karlovy Vary and the Czech Republic a great venue for your sport?
Karlovy Vary is a great venue for triathlon because the conditions here are perfect for every part of the sport.

How do you combine school and training?
Fortunately, my schedule is well combined with my trainings so I can be active in both.
What recommendations would you give an athlete who wants to join CIS Special Sport Programmes?
I would recommend this program to every triathlete who is interested in training abroad.

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