Whitewater Area Čunovo

History of Area

The Divoká voda complex history reaches back do 1995 when its building started and when the waterworks Gabčíkovo – Nagymaros were put into operation, too. The very slalom tracks were put into test operation in 1996, and the first water slalom race took place in that year, too.

With its equipment and furniture the Čunovo water sports complex meets the criteria of sports stadiums of the highest quality so it is possible to organize here races at the European and world levels. The complex provides trainings facilities not only for professional water slalom racers but for hobby sportsmen as well. The persons interested who themselves want to try this adrenaline sport can book the track in advance and drive it with an experienced instructor.

The water sports artificial channel has a history of races attended by Slovak racers who took part in the Olympics, and foreign national teams. In 1997 and 1999 the Water Slalom World Cup was held here. In 2000 and 2001 the Junior Water Slalom World Championships and in 2003 the Junior Water Slalom European Championships took place in this complex.

Moreover, the year of 2010 will be of significant importance by holding the Water Slalom European Championships.

Another important year will be 2011 when the Water Slalom World Championships will take place here.

Board and lodging in the complex is provided by the newly opened Divoká voda and its restaurant. A buffet situated in the tribune premises serves fast food.