Czech Olympics hat selling like hot cakes

A hat made in honour of Jiří Raška, the 1968 Olympics ski jumping champion, that is the highlight of the 2018 Winter Olympic collection is reported to be hugely successful. Jan Došlý, marketing Director of Alpine Pro said the hat was practically sold out and the company was scrambling to put several thousand more pieces on the market ahead of the games. The hat dubbed “Raškovka” closely resembles the hat in which Raška won his first gold in ski jumping at the Olympics in Grenoble in 1968. Jiří Raška was named the best Czech skier of the 20th century in a 2003 poll of journalists and members of the Czech Ski Association.