2nd World Firefighters Games; Las Vegas, USA
16 to 22 May 1992
The second Games in Las Vegas attracted a massive attendance. Their attendance record still remains unbeaten to this day. Athletes enjoyed the competition, which was competently organised by the organisers and volunteers. Famous for its luxurious hotels and casinos, participants inevitably found time to take in the awesome sights.
Toughest Firefighter Alive
The 'blue ribbon' event of the World Firefighters Games, the Toughest Firefighter Alive, is the most gruelling event of the entire competition. It is a test of great strength and endurance. This event encompasses;
- 3 events establishing hose, obstacle and weight activities
eg 2.5 km run wearing 20 kg backpack, tunnel crawl wearing breathing apparatus
- 1 event in a climbing activity using local terrain
eg 21 floor stair climb wearing breathing apparatus.
Overall Winner, Men: D Aronson, USA. 9:44.9
Overall Winner, Women: N Schreiber, USA. 14:35.2