Mike Kohn

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Mike Kohn
Mike Kohn 2013b.jpg
Kohn in 2013
Personal information
Born May 26, 1972 (1972-05-26) (age 44)
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Sport
Sport Bobsleigh
Club George Mason Patriots, Fairfax; U.S. Army

Michael "Mike" Kohn (born May 26, 1972) is an American former bobsledder who has competed since 1990. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002 as a push athlete for pilot Brian Shimer.[1][2]

He also won a silver medal in the mixed bobsleigh-skeleton team event at the 2007 FIBT World Championships in St. Moritz.[1]

Kohn retired from competition after the 2010 Winter Olympics. He was appointed as an assistant coach by the United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation in 2011.[2]

Kohn is also an Infantry Captain in the United States Army. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, he now lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with his wife Jessica, and two sons, Oliver and Max Kohn.

He is the brother of Nick Kohn, an actor in the Tony Award winning musical Avenue Q on Broadway.[1]

Mike Kohn in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mike Kohn". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ a b "USA Bobsled hires Mike Kohn as coach". espn.go.com. 15 June 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 

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