Carlsbad, New Mexico Day 2
Fire Powered by Chris Davis Big Rig Tools took the top spot in the relay, with the fastest time of the year, a 1:13.75. Next week, Arlington Texas.
Carlsbad, New Mexico Day 1
Continuing his streak, Russell Krasnesky set a world record for the fourth straight time, 4 new Over 45 world records in 3 weeks. The new bar has been set at 1:28.61.
Ontario, Californa Final Day
Once again Russell Krasnesky breaks the Over 45 world record, this time with a 1:28.95. In addition the team category was won by Aaron Makkinga and Team Shell Canada. The relay team title was taken by Nellis AFB.
Ontario, California Day 2
After another long day of races we have our final day set, the DRAFT run orders for tomorrow are here:
Open followed by Tandem, and then Relay Elimination.
Ontario, California Day 1
We saw many of our international competitors put down some great times on day 1 of the Ontario Competition. Day 2 will decide who makes it to Saturday, and who does not.
Seattle, Washington Day 2
The relay category was won by
a rookie team from Rio de Janeiro, with a blistering 1:15 time.
Seattle, Washington Day 1
Congratulations to our two newest world record holders. Carla Penman took the Over 40 Female record, with a 2:42.40. Only two races later, Russell Krasnesky broke the Over 45 World Record, with a 1:31.94. Kamloops also took the team time, with a 5:04.02.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS EVENT ADDED TO THE 2014 SCHEDULE
We are very excited to announce that we have added another event to the schedule for 2014! We will be in Arlington, Texas for an event on Saturday and Sunday, September 6-7. Registration is open, so pack up the car and join us in Texas!
Official World Challenge Lodging Information Released
As of yesteday, Dr. Davis has signed the contract with the Sheraton Downtown in Phoenix, securing a room block for Challenge competitors coming to World Challenge. The reservation system will go active on Wednesday, July 23. Details to follow!
World Challenge Updates From Dr. Davis
Dr. Davis continues to post updates as we develop more details about lodging and other logistics for World Challenge in Phoenix.
Check out his latest blog entries, and stay up-to-date with the latest information: http://firefighterchallenge.blogspot.com/
The seattle event is now confirmed and open for registration.
World Challenge Lodging
Dr Davis talks about the issues involving this year's worlds, and the urgency of locking in rooms for Pheonix.
Blog Post - Jeanie Allen
talks about his week with Jeanie and Cheri.
Possible Seattle Event
All but receiving the permits for the event in downtown Seattle, it looks like we will be returning to the Fire Fest, August 16-17! We should know by the end of this week. We don't recommend booking any travel or hotels until we have posted that this is a definite go.
Missoula Tandem and Relay Day
The Nellis Air force base team
won the relay event, beating out some tough competition. In additionthe open tandem was won by the Calgary team of Derek Austin and Aaron Johnson.
Missoula Open Day
The Missoula team looked very strong, posting a 4:53, one of the best times of the year.
Everyone at On•Target would also like to wish a happy Fourth of July to all our competitors!
Fishers Tandem and Relay Day
Carlsbad firepowered by Alliance Well Services, beat a tough field to claim first place in the open relay. In addition, Russell Krasnesky took two tandem categories, while partnering with Jeff Vater and Pawel Mieczykowski.
Fishers Open Day
Darren Hillman and Team Windsor/Tecumseh Park Construction took the team and individual categories in their first race of the year.
Ontario, California Venue
We are aggressively working on all the details to pull off a multi-day event in Southern California. Most of the arrangements have been made. Now, it’s down to the paper work and insurance certificates. We had hoped to have this wrapped up by Friday, but rest assured, it’s going to happen. The dates will be Thursday, the 21st through Saturday the 23rd. Lodging and a specific location will follow shortly.
Ontario, California Event Continues To Move Forward
We are very excited to announce that we are making great progress moving forward with the event in Ontario, California, in August! We are still ironing out details, but we are looking forward to a potential deal with Ontario Mills Mall as an event location! Stay tuned as we continue to work on these details!
Lexington Tandem and Relay Day
After a gruelling day of competition in beatiful Lexington, Montgomery won over the field. The Montgomery Blue team took the relay, and
Lexington Open Day
Team Tuscaloosa came out on top with a 5:16. Russell Krasnesky continued his victories winning the open and over 40 categories.
Full Steam Ahead For California!
Special thanks to the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau for stepping-up, and working with us to make a 2014 Challenge in California possible!
We are very excited to announce that we are going to be holding a Challenge sometime during the weekend of August 21-24!
However, we need to figure out how many competitors are planning on attending in order to specify the dates! If you are thinking about attending, or plan on attending, please email us at email@example.com, and let us know, or leave a comment on this post.
See you this August in California!
News about the Los Angeles Event
Dr. Davis discusses the issues surrounding the recent cancellation of our event in Los Angeles, and the next steps in his latest blog. Read his entry here.
Charlotte Tandem and Relay Day
After a long day of racing at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Tarheel Over 40 won the open relay category, beating out Summerville Over 40. This is the first time ever that a regional finals was composed completely of Over 40 competitors. Congratulations to all that competed.
World Firefighter Games Challenge News
The schedule has changed again with the cancellation of the World Firefighters Games in LA. We are working hard to find an alternative location in Southern California. If anyone has any good contacts or ideas, please forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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