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Photogallery

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Vera Caslavska by Jaroslav Skala

Vera Caslavska by Jaroslav Skala

Vera Caslavska in Prague's castle corridor

Vera Caslavska in Prague's castle corridor

Invitation of Vera Caslavska by Queen Elizabeth II

Invitation of Vera Caslavska by Queen Elizabeth II

Gymnast

Gymnast

Mr. Harada, source: Kishimoto

Mr. Harada, source: Kishimoto

Vera Caslavska, Ultra C - Tokyo

Vera Caslavska, Ultra C - Tokyo

Vera Caslavska and Lady Di

Vera Caslavska and Lady Di

Vera Caslavska and Mrs. Bush

Vera Caslavska and Mrs. Bush

Vera Caslavska's smile

Vera Caslavska's smile

Vera Caslavska and president Vaclav Havel

Vera Caslavska and president Vaclav Havel

Vera Caslavska and Juan Antonio Samaranch

Vera Caslavska and Juan Antonio Samaranch

Vera Caslavska as trainer in Mexico

Vera Caslavska as trainer in Mexico

Created: 23 April 2019

Stand-up Straight project

Vera Caslavska Foundation is preparing the pilot phase of our Stand Up Straight project. The main objective is to teach preschool-age children in nursery schools (between the ages of 5-7) a set of exercises. A daily regimen of exercise will instill the habit of good posture in children even before they start attending school or begin organized sport activity. 

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Created: 28 November 2018

Czech Design Week and Věra Čáslavská

Vera Caslavska Foundation has launched a partnership with Czech Design Week. Linking the two organizations are the festivities commemorating the 50thanniversary of the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico (going on now through January, 2019), as well as the 100thanniversary of the founding of the Czech Republic.

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Created: 06 November 2018

A reminder of Věra Čáslavská’s legacy linking Prague and Mexico City

A spectacle of festivities is underway in Mexico City commemorating the 50thanniversary of the Summer Olympics of 1968: a year that left its mark on Czech as well as world history. The most successful female athlete of the Olympics, and of the year 1968, was Czechoslovak gymnast Věra Čáslavská. Her popularity went beyond the world of sports. That same year, she was the second most popular woman on the planet, after former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

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Věra Čáslavská

For the individual who is willing to take the risk and confront the world with courage, a huge reward awaits.

The reward is SELF-ESTEEM.

Věra Čáslavská, Život na Olympu