World firefighter fitness competition kicks off in Florida

  • Source: WFLX-TV FOX 29 Palm Beach
  • Published: 11/02/2021 12:00 AM

The toughest two minutes in sports will kick off in Fort Pierce on Tuesday. The World Firefighter Combat Challenge Championship is meant to test and showcase the physical demands that comes with being a first responder. "When you're dealing with life and property, and this is what they do everyday on their job, that's the whole fuction about why the firefighter combat challenge was created," said Chris Dzadovsky, Chairman, St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners. "It's to have fitness in departments, so that they can actually do their job and save as many lives as possible." The event scheduled from November 2-6 is expected to bring in more than $2 in economic impact, according to Dzadovsky. Teams from around the world will race against others, themselves, and the clock.


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