DATE OF BIRTH: 28/12/1986 | HOMETOWN PRAGUE
Vasek Klouda – the man recognized in the world of sports as no other than “The Golden Boy”. He is the star of football and footbag freestyle and is also known as “The King of Footbag”. An amazing story of success began in the year 2000 when he was only 14 years of age. Tharenks to one of the Starburst promotional campaigns that introduced Vasek into the world of footbag and made push himself beyond the limits of one's edurance, strength and, in just in two years, letting him reach the highest, never thought of before level of footbag austerity and, to this day, remaining almost an unbeatable opponent.
No wonder in 2002 in SF he earns his first title of the world champion and becomes the youngest world champion in the history of the sport. A new era of Vasek Klouda has come and led to global expansion of the sport itself, as well as all the products that have become a part of the culture. The combination of drive for continious success and desire to accomplish the unthinkable, hour of hard work have truly made Vasek Klouda an undisputed champion: at 31 he is the owner of 12 time world champion titles, 6 of which were earned in a row.
Vasek Klouda is an 14 time European and 9 time World Champion in freestyle footbag. Taekwondoo, tenis and being the captain of his chess team were some of those activities that laid the foundation for what later became the hobby of his life. Vasek’s ability to put all the time into hard work to master and perfect the new, never seen before tricks along with his openness, humbleness and modesty make Vasek Klouda a truly extraordinary athlete and a role model for the youth all over Europe and the rest of the world.
Whenever Vasek Klouda is on stage you hear an overwhelming round of applauds and something like a handshake from the star usually means a lot for someone who is just starting to become better in the sport.
Such overwhelming success and ability to work with the any type of crowd puts Vaek ahead of the most, which is why such worldwide multinational brands such as Gillette, Adidas, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Vodafone, K-Swiss, Skittles and Pepsi have been working with the talent for over than 10 years. Vasek Klouda is a frequent guest of TV shows among which a hollywood show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and also one of the most poplular czech program named "Czechoslovakia is looking for talents".
The attention of the editors have always been drawn by the unique combination of a performance with a variety of round objects to the sounds of a human beatbox machine - a new format that yet does not have analogues in the world.
At the peak of his career in 2008 football freestyle becomes another powerful tool in the arsenal of the Czech athlete. Utilizing the experience gained through years of playing footbag, now Vasek is demonstrating the tricks that even Ronaldinho could only dream of. On top of that, in 2009 Vasek Klouda creates the first Czech football freestyle association which makes a significant impact on the development of the sport and the industry as a whole.
San Francisco, 2002. World Champion in footbag disciplines single routine
Montreal, 2004.Footbag World Champion in the discipline single routine
Helsinki, 2005. Footbag World Champion in the discipline single routine
Frankfurt, 2006. Footbag World Champion in the discipline single routine
Florida, in 2007. Footbag World Champion in the discipline single routine
Prague, 2008. II place at the World Footbag Championship in the discipline single routine
Berlin, 2009. Footbag World Champion in the discipline single routine
San Francisko, 2010. II place at the World Footbag Championship in the discipline single routine
Helsinky, 2011. II place at the World Footbag Championship in the discipline request
Warshaw, 2012. 1. place at the World Footbag Championship in the discipline ironman
Paris, 2014. 1. place at the World Footbag Championship in the discipline request
Copenhagen, 2015. Footbag World Champion in the discipline circle
Trnava, 2016. II place at World Footbag Championship in the discipline single routine
Portland, 2017. Footbag Word Champion in the discipline circle
Prague, 2001. Champion European Footbag
Budapest, 2002. European champion Footbag
Frankfurt, 2003. Champion European Footbag
Copenhagen, 2004. Champion European Footbag
Warsaw, 2005. Champion European Footbag
Lausanne, 2006. Champion European Footbag
Vienna, 2007. Champion European Footbag
Montpellier, 2008. Champion European Footbag
Strelin, 2009. Champion European Footbag
Madrid, 2011. Champion European Footbag
Aachen, 2012. II place at the European Footbag Championship
Moscow, 2013. Champion European Footbag
Turku, 2014. Champion European Footbag
Sofia, 2015. Champion European Footbag
Frankfurt, 2016. Champion European Footbag
Madrid, 2017. II place at the Europen Footbag Championship
Germany, 2002 and 2012, 1st place
Czech Republic, 2002, 2004-2009, 2015, 2017 1st place
Hungary, 2003-2005, 1st place
Switzerland, 2003-2005, 1st place
Germany, in 2003, 1st place
France, 2004, 1st place
Poland, 2004-2006, 2008, 1st place
Finland, in 2004, 1st place
Austria, 2005, 1st place
Denmark, 2006, 1st place
USA, 2007, 1st place
FOOTBALL FREESTYLE TITLES
Czech Republic, 2008, Czech champioships 2nd place
Czech Republic, 2009. Czech freestyle Cup champion
Russia, 2013. Redbul 2nd place
Russia, 2013. Moscow football cup 1st place
Czech Republic, 2014, Czech champioships 3rd place
Czech Republic, 2015, Czech champioships 3rd place