Jaroslav Katriňák

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Jaroslav Katriňák (born April 25, 1966 in Martin[1]) is a Slovak endurance motorcycle racer. Among his greatest achievements is achieving first overall in the Enduro World Championship in 1991, in the category of + 350 cc 4T and 9th overall place at 2007 Dakar Rally in the motorcycles classification.[2] In the summer of 2008 he won the Rally Transorientale St. Petersburg - Beijing.[3] In December 2008, he underwent a successful liver transplant.[4] After the transplant he began to ride on ATVs [5] and quads as part of the Can-Am racing team. His first major result was the winning of HUNT-THE-WOLF-2010,[6] one of the hardest and most technical ATV race in Europe.

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  1. ^ "Katriňák zarába menej ako priemerný Slovák". sme.sk.
  2. ^ "Rally Dakar ročník 2007 - Jaro deviaty!". motoride.sk.
  3. ^ "Najkrajším zážitkom pre Katriňáka bola púšť Gobi a Astana". tvnoviny.sk. Archived from the original on 2012-05-30.
  4. ^ "Katriňák je po operácii pečene plný života". tvnoviny.sk. Archived from the original on 2008-12-07.
  5. ^ "Nezastaviteľný Jaro Katriňák! Uvidíme ho na Dakare 2011?". motoride.sk.
  6. ^ "Katroš v Rumunsku naháňal vlka - Hunt the Wolf 2010". motoride.sk.