Danny competed in the M35 Age Group and Weight Category 89. He placed number one in his division by lifting 113 kilograms in the Snatch event.
Sacramento, California, October 16, 2019, Caffeine and Kilos is proud to announce that its Co-founder and CEO, Danny Lehr, won the gold medal for Team USA at the Masters World Cup for Weightlifting. The weightlifting event took place in San Diego, California, from October 3 through October 6, 2019.
Representing Team USA, Danny competed in the M35 Age Group and Weight Category 89. He placed number one in his division by lifting 113 kilograms in the Snatch event. During the Clean & Jerk portion of the competition, Danny peaked at 153 kilograms, an impressive 20 kilograms higher than second place. Danny ended the event with a total SMF of 331.940 kilograms, bringing home the gold for the United States.
Caffeine & Kilos is a proud sponsor of USA Weightlifting. Their partnership with Team USA started by individually sponsoring athletes in 2013. In 2014, their collaboration expanded as Caffeine & Kilos purchased platforms to set up in the warm-up areas for national competitions.
To Danny Lehr, the merger of coffee with weightlifting is seamless. The co-founder and gold medal winner stated, “It’s a lifestyle. Caffeine is the most tested and proven ergogenic aid. There is a huge tradition and coffee and fitness, and so it resonates with people.”
Caffeine & Kilos looks forward to forging a deeper partnership with Team USA Weightlifting into the future. They recently extended their official team sponsorship through 2020.
About Caffeine & Kilos
Caffeine & Kilos is a coffee and apparel company with the goal of promoting an active lifestyle since 2013. Its PR Blend Coffee is a performance-enhancing beverage with a smooth flavor and 50% more caffeine. The coffee and apparel company is the official sponsor of Team USA Weightlifting and also sponsors athletes within the worlds of CrossFit, MMA, and professional wrestling.
About Danny Lehr
Danny Lehr is the Co-founder and CEO of Caffeine & Kilos, along with Dean Saddoris. He’s always supported athletes and started weightlifting himself in 2010. In 2013, Danny helped launch Caffeine & Kilos. After 26 weightlifting meets, Danny took a step back from competitions to focus on his career. The Masters World Cup victory was Danny’s first major meet since 2015.
About Team USA Weightlifting
The Mission of USA Weightlifting shall be to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sport of weightlifting in the United States.