Stefan Kuhn

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Stefan Kuhn

Stefan Kuhn (born October 1, 1979) is a Canadian cross-country skier and chef. Kuhn was born in Banff and competed in various international skiing events from 1998 to 2000,[1] before retiring in 2001 to become a full-time chef.[2] In 2005, while working at a fine restaurant in Edmonton, Kuhn decided to relaunch his cross-country career.[2] He participated in his first World Cup race in December 2005.[1]

Kuhn's best finish in the World Cup is a 15th place in a sprint event in Kuusamo in 2008.[1] He competed in the 2006-07 Tour de Ski, the 2007 World Ski Championships,[1] and the 2010 Winter Olympics.[2] Kuhn currently lives in Canmore and coach's with the AWCA ski team, he also appears at the Paint Box lodge as a guest Chef. Canmore.[1]

He finished 15th in the individual sprint event at the 2010 Games. Holding Canada's best ever male result in this event.


  1. ^ a b c d e Stefan Kuhn at the International Ski Federation. Accessed on February 17, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c Rutherford, Kristina (February 1, 2010). "From chef to Olympian: Kuhn's comeback". CTV Olympics. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 

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