To learn about Academy participation, training officers should contact Jacque Weaver at Champion Rescue Tools at 888-396-2426. Training personnel attending the February 2009 Firehouse World tradeshow in San Diego, CA can attend one of the February Training Academy sessions planned to coincide with the tradeshow.
Sponsorship inquiries by first responder or automotive industry leaders should contact Carl Haddon at 208-865-2060.
Champion Rescue Tools, www.championrescuetools.com, is the technology leader in next generation, hydraulic rescue tools for the first responder. The company's patented line of vehicle extrication tools is proving to be the most effective and efficient tools to remove victims of serious vehicle accidents, particularly in the safest cars being manufactured today. Founded as Patton Hydraulics in 1978, the company has built specialty hydraulic tools for a variety of industrial applications for customers including GM, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Honda, and Chrysler.