Name: David Garcia
Team: Hassle Free Barbell Club
Coach: Kevin Doherty, Paul Doherty & Zygmunt Smalcerz
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Year of birth: 1989
Weight class: 105
What year did you begin lifting? 2003
How did you get involved? High School Football
Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk
Favorite Training Lift? Romanian Deadlift
Education: B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from U.C. Davis
Personal Goals: Make the Pan-Am and World Teams in 2014 and 2015 and the Olympic Team in 2016
Favorite Food: Ribeye Steak cooked medium rare
Favorite Book: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
Favorite TV Show: Breaking Bad
Favorite Song: “Under Pressure” by Queen and David Bowie
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Molecular biology, nutrition, my dog, computer building and gaming
Most people don’t know that…. I am a fan of Broadway musicals.