Jan is the 10x Czech motocross champion and 6x Dakar Rally competitor. Hefell in love with the GR1T prototype after his first test ride in
August 2023 and offered to join the team as brand ambassador and
Jan was born on June 23, 1983 in Hustopeče near Brno, Czech Republic. As early as 4 years old he got a BMX bike and within three years won his first masters title. that same year he got his first motocross bike and under the direction of his father, he began to devote himself to the sport. Jan has been under the supervision of experienced and seasoned motocrossers such as Mirek Kučírekor and then still racing Petr Kuchař. at the age of twelve, he first flew to California with his father where he earned valuable advice and experience from Casey Johnson and motocross legend Jeremy McGrath. since then he has been returning to the us regularly to continue gaining knowledge of this evolving sport.
Jan has won several home titles in his career including his win at Rondo in Brno. along with his home titles he also competed in several world championships for foreign teams. he raced on the Italian team of SRS Honda for multiple years. following that he was apart of the dutch team Boersfoon Suzuki. together with Michal Kadleček and Jirka Čepelák, he placed fourteenth in the motocross of the nations in 2007. Jan has a passion for this sport and is always looking for new ways to challenge himself.