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Vancouver, Canada, Aug 6th 2009.  World Police and Fire Games, Ultimate Firefighter Competition. Competitor Israel Huerta Zarza from the Madrid Fire Department, Spain, 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.  Israel finished 14th in the senior A (ages 30-34) division, with a combined time of 5:23.06 in the four stages.  Photo by Gus Curtis