Firefighter Combat Challenge September 16th 17th

Firefighter Combat Challenge September 16th 17th
September 16th and 17th 120 Riverfront Park Drive - down by the submarine. September 16th will start at 4pm. September 17th will start at 10am. Food trucks, apparatus displays, Kids Combat Challenge Course and more! Corey and Patrick from 100.3 The Edge will be broadcasting live from the event promoting their September Fund which raises money for scholarships. These scholarships go to children of First Responders. Welcome to the Scott Firefighter
Combat Challenge®- as seen on
ESPN for a dozen years. The Challenge
annually attracts hundreds
of U.S. and Canadian municipal
fire departments at more than 25
locations and is now expanding to
countries around the world, including
New Zealand, Germany,
Argentina, Chile, and South Africa.
The Challenge seeks to encourage
firefighter fitness and demonstrate...
the profession's rigors to
the public. Wearing "full bunker
gear" and the Scott 5.5 Air-Pak
breathing apparatus, pairs of competitors
race head-to-head as they
simulate the physical demands of
real-life firefighting by performing
a linked series of five tasks including
climbing the 5-story tower,
hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses
and rescuing a life-sized, 175 lb.
"victim" as they race against themselves,
their opponent and the
Posted on 08/24/2016