Tag: Olympian Fitness

Kuhn scores gold at Taekwondo National Championships

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The next time San Benito High School students step into Thomas Kuhn’s AP chemistry class, they’ll be in the presence of a national taekwondo gold medalist. A green belt competitor in Korean martial arts, the 65-year-old Kuhn defeated the odds by winning the gold medal in sparring and the …

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THE ROOKIE: Teacher advances to national taekwondo tourney at age 65

By RAY QUIROGA & MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ San Benito News Tom Kuhn, a mild-mannered San Benito High School AP chemistry teacher by day, is a ferocious martial artist by night – or at least ferocious enough to advance to the 2013 Taekwondo National Championships. Oh yeah, and the 65-year-old taekwondo rookie did it by beating opponents …

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