USA Shooting Welcomes Krieghoff Back as Gold Podium Sponsor
Krieghoff Shotguns to be Donated to Support Athletes & Help Raise The Flag
(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – June 5, 2019) – USA Shooting is excited to announce the return of Krieghoff International back to its powerful lineup of sponsors as the organization continues a resurgence of sponsor support in build-up to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As part of the partnership, Krieghoff has engaged in a multi-year contract with product donations for the RAISE THE FLAG campaign to help raise money for America’s Shooting Team and ensure the American flag is raised in competition around the globe in all three Olympic and Paralympic shooting disciplines. Details about how to enter the Krieghoff “Raise The Flag” Sweepstakes will be released separately.
“Our athletes relish the commitment to service, innovation and improvement synonymous with the Krieghoff brand,” said USA Shooting CEO Keith Enlow. “Fans of Krieghoff and the USA Shooting Team will now have multiple chances to own a unique firearm that demonstrates the strong tradition and quality gun making Krieghoff is known for. The dedication to the athletes who choose Krieghoff is well-known and we’re happy to help foster that even more in the years to come.”
“We are excited to be part of the new USA Shooting and its vision for 2020 and beyond. We always believed that the best team is created by a very competitive environment with a ‘no compromise’ approach in focusing on the athletes. USA Shooting’s vision and staff shows commitment to fulfill this mission and we are happy to be along for the ride,” said Alex Diehl, COO of Krieghoff International, Inc.
Additionally, Krieghoff is excited to partner with USA Shooting for the upcoming USA Shooting Team Fundraiser in North Carolina, June 7-8, set for the Childress Vineyards and Fork Farm and Stables. Participants will get the opportunity to shoot Krieghoff shotguns as part of the sporting clays portion of the fundraiser at Fork Farm. For more info on this can’t-miss event: http://bit.ly/2HwZ9nK
The lineup of America’s Shooting Team members competing with Krieghoff is impressive including: current World Champion Caitlin Connor (Winnfield, Louisiana); Junior World Championship silver medalist Nic Moschetti (Broomfield, Colorado); two-time Olympic bronze medalist Corey Cogdell-Unrein (Eagle River, Alaska); two-time Olympian Frank Thompson (Alliance, Nebraska); Olympian Morgan Craft (Muncy, Pennsylvania); World Cup medalists Kayle Browning (Wooster, Arkansas) and Christian Elliott (Greenwood, Indiana); current World-Record holder Jake Wallace (Castaic, California); current National Champion Caleb Lindsey (Spring Hill, Tennessee); as well as many other USA Shooting Team members.
H. Krieghoff of Ulm, Germany, which was founded as Sempert & Krieghoff in 1886, had been producing European hunting guns for more than seventy years when the company explored the opportunity in the late fifties and early sixties to add competition shotguns to its line. Today, the Models K-32 and K-80, as well as the K-20 and the Essencia, have made Krieghoff a household name among gun connoisseurs in the United States and the rest of the World.
Dieter and Phil Krieghoff represent the fourth and fifth generation of the Krieghoff family, continuing a tradition of over 130 years of quality gun making. Krieghoff International, the sole and exclusive importer of Krieghoff firearms in the United States, sells its products through a network of authorized Krieghoff dealers.
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