Kevin Kuske

Kevin Kuske ( born January 4, 1979 in Potsdam ) is a German Bobsportler.

Kevin Kuske grew up in an athletic family with two younger siblings. His father, the police detective Norbert Kuske (* 1955), was javelin thrower ( longest jump: 75,80 m) and 1969 East German youth champion, his mother, the teacher Roswitha Berndt was a hurdle sprinter of the GDR top class. His brother Lucas Kuske (* 1981) was until 2009 also bobsledder.

The time soldier Kevin Kuske began as a track and field athlete ( sprinter). His best performance was over 100 m 10.5 s and he won at the Junior World Championships in 1998 in Annecy (France) as the final runner in the 4 x 100 - meter relay bronze medal. But after an injury he was no longer a member of the squad. Since 1999 he is an active bobsledder. From 1999 to 2010 we launched Kevin Kuske for the club BSR Rennsteig Oberhof and since then, for the SC Potsdam.

Together with his bobsleigh pilot Andre Lange, he won each as a brakeman at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City gold medal in the four-man event and at the Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006 and the gold medal in the two- man and four. At the Olympic Winter Games 2010 in Vancouver Kuske was long in the two- for the fourth time Olympic champion and runner-up in the four-man event. After the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver have years of bob pilot Andre Lange resigned. He then moved to Thomas Florschütz (BRC Riesa ).

Kevin Kuske is one of the fastest brakeman in bobsleigh. His record in the sprint over a 30 m distance is 3.69 seconds. This is 0.09 seconds faster than the time it took Usain Bolt in the Olympic final in Beijing in 2008 in the 100 - meter sprint of the men over the first 30 meters.

When Bob World Cup 2012 in Lake Placid, he became the brakeman of Maximilian Arndt the bronze medal in two-man and four-man bobsleigh in silver.