DCypher post: (according to Wikipedia) Zdenka PodkapovÃ¡ (born August 6, 1977 in Brno, Czech Republic) is a Czech erotic actress and an adult model. She is sometimes credited as Zdenka or Zdenka PopovÃ¡. She is best known for winning Penthouse magazine’s Pet of the Year for 2001.
Before PodkapovÃ¡ started her modelling career she was a professional gymnast for more than ten years. She was in the Czech national team for five years and she became the Czech national champion four times during her young career.
In 1996 she posed for her first photoshoot, and in 1998 tried contacting Penthouse. Her first pictorials for Penthouse were published in April 1998. She was chosen as Penthouse Pet of the Month. Two years later she won Penthouse Pet of the Year 2001. “It was a very big surprise for me and I cried like a baby” because “I was the first girl in history from the Czech Republic to win the title as Pet of the Year and the second girl from Europe”.
Later she became a cover girl for issues of Perfect 10, Perfection, Esquire, QUO, Ironman, Front and Maxim magazines.
PodkapovÃ¡ currently lives in Brno.