World Police and Fire Games 2010

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Vancouver, Canada, Aug 6th 2009.  World Police and Fire Games, Ultimate Firefighter Competition. Competitor Fabricio Monteiro Do Nascimento from the Sao Paulo Fire Department, Brazil, pulls hard during the hose task portion of the competition.  In this stage, competitors must drag two 150-foot long 2 ½-inch fire hoses their full length plus 30 feet, and then move to another station and roll up two 50-foot sections of hose and carry them back to the finish line.  Fabricio finished 15th in the senior B division (ages 35-39), with a combined time of 5:12.43 in the four stages.  Photo by Gus Curtis