International Public Safety Diver Challenge results from Pelham, AL
The FIRST International Public Safety Diver Challenge was completed today and Gabe S and Joshua G from DSAR in Alabama are in the #1 position. Their times are included in the e-mail conformation I sent them. See below...
Gabe and Joshua,
It was great meeting you at the FIRST International Public Safety Diver Challenge.
As confirmation, the two are you came in first place and are eligible to compete in the “International Finals” and attend the International Public Safety Diver Conference at NO CHARGE. The challenge events are tentatively planned for Sept 20, 21, 22 and 23. The conference is planned for September 21-24. Our scheduling will allow you and other contestants to participate in BOTH events without conflict. We hope to see you both in Charlotte, NC.
Your times today are recorded as follows:
2:02:13 Equipment Assembly and Don (15 second bonus applied for wearing dry suits)
4:38:22 Underwater Search/Sweep (30 second bonus applied for wearing dry suits)
2:30:00 Surface Rescue Swim (150’) (30 second bonus applied for wearing dry suits)
4:40:12 Compass Course (238’) (30 second bonus applied for wearing dry suits)
If you wish to contest any scores, please notify our office within 72 hours by e-mail, or by calling 800-IADRS-911.
Officially, the two of you are in FIRST PLACE to win the $1000.00 cash prize and a $500 travel stipend to Charlotte, NC. Feel free to notify your dive team administrator and the local press regarding your success!
Blades Robinson, Executive Director
International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists
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