Studied at Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague. Besides the art of sculptures, Jakub is active in snowboarding – snowboardcross. He is a head couch of Czech junior snowboardcross national team and also of Eva Samková, the Winter Olympics winner (Sochi 2014). He himself is a former national team member and also a vice-champion of the Czech Republic.
“Interconnection of sport and art is current nowadays. In my work and life, first as the Czech snowboarding national team member and now as the coach of the Olympic champion and, at the same time, first as a student of sculpture art and now as a sculptor, this topic is always current. Art and sport are some of the basic elements forming the human personality. Sport teaches discipline and healthy lifestyle, art forms your opinions and feelings. Art and sport are considered marginal issues by our politicians, unworthy of being largely noticed. This testifies to what shaped them and what they probably are like. It is necessary to teach our kids something else than what the people who are to shape us were taught. Do exercises and be interested in artistic initiatives, take your children with you, please...”