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Didier Cuche

Birthday:
1974-08-16
Sexo:
male
Nationality:
Switzerland
_Height:
174
FIS:
Didier Cuche at FIS
Página web:
https://www.didiercuche.ch/

Biography

The record holder on the legendary Streif run. Didier Cuche holds two very special records: The Swiss athlete is the only skier so far to win the legendary Streif run in Kitzbühel five times. And - at the age of 37 years and seven months - Cuche is also the oldest athlete to have won a World Cup race. Didier Cuche's career only really took off at 30. In the end he won four World Championship medals, including Gold in the Super-G in 2009, and Olympic Silver in the Super-G in 1998. Four times he won the overall World Cup in the Downhill, once in the Super-G and once in the Giant Slalom. All in all, Didier Cuche stood on top of the podium 21 times in the World Cup. A butcher by trade, he was elected Swiss Personality of the Year in 2011 and Swiss Sportsman of the Year in 2009 and 2011.

Career Highlights

World Cup

2012
Year City
Crans Montana 3rd Super G
Crans Montana 1st Super G
Chamonix 3rd Downhill
Garmish-Partenkirchen 1st Downhill
Kitzbuehel 1st Downhill
2011
Year City
Lake Louise 2nd Super G
Lake Louise 1st Downhill
Kvitfjell 1st Super G
Chamonix 1st Downhill
Kitzbuehel 1st Downhill
Wengen 2nd Downhill
2010
Year City
Val Gardena/Groeden 3rd Downhill
Beaver Creek 3rd Super G
Kvitfjell 1st Downhill
Kitzbuehel 1st Downhill
Kitzbuehel 1st Super G
2009
Year City
Beaver Creek 2nd Downhill
Lake Louise 1st Downhill
Soelden 1st Giant Slalom
Are 3rd Giant Slalom
Aer 2nd Downhill
Kranjska Gora 2nd Giant Slalom
Sestriere 1st Giant Slalom
2008
Year City
Lake Louise 3rd Super G
Soelden 2nd Giant Slalom
Kvitfjell 2nd Downhill
Whistler 2nd Giant Slalom
Chamonix 2nd Downhill
Kitzbuehel 1st Downhill
Kitzbuehel 3rd Downhill
Wengen
Year City
2008 2nd Downhill
2007
Year City
Val Gardena/Groeden 2nd Downhill
Val Gardena/Groeden 1st Super G
Beaver Creek 3rd Giant Slalom
Beaver Creek 3rd Downhill
Lake Louise 3rd Super G
Kvitfjell 3rd Super G
Kvitfjell 1st Downhill
Garmish-Partenkirchen 3rd Downhill
Wengen 2nd Downhill
2006
Year City
Bormio 2nd Downhill
Gardena/Groeden 2nd Downhill
Beaver Creek 2nd Downhill

World Ski Championship

2011
Year City
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 2nd Downhill
2007
Year City
Are 3rd Giant Slalom

World Ski Championship

2009
Year City
Val d'Isère 1st Super G