The Hargaš Memorial is one of the oldest organized sports events in Slovakia. Its 71st year guarantees a great sports experience for participants and spectators alike. The organizers from VK Tatran Karlova Ves (celebrating the 81st anniversary of its establishment in 1935) and the x-bionic® sphere would like to celebrate this extraordinary event in great style and every fan of canoe is welcome! The Hargaš Memorial is a commemoration of the young athlete and hero, Ivan Hargaš, who died during World War II on 2 October 1944, during miner works on a road in the vicinity of Krivá Okľa. VK Tatran club has honoured his memory since 1946 by organising a paddling marathon to commemorate his character and promote his mission of courage and love of sport among new generations of athletes.