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Moncton team wins world combat challenge

Nov. 25, 2009, Las Vegas - Five Moncton, N.B., firefighters won the team event at the 2009 Firefighter Combat Challenge in Las Vegas last week. Jamie Richford, Marcel Dupuis, Jason Bergeron, Matt Dunfield and Collin Powers won with a time of 4:41.72, just ahead of the team from Kamloops, B.C., which clocked 4:44:16. Canadians won in the top male open competition, top male over 50, top male over 55 and top female categories. The Times & Transcript reports.

November 25, 2009
By Carey Fredericks

Nov. 25, 2009, Las Vegas – Five Moncton, N.B., firefighters won the
team event at the 2009 Firefighter Combat Challenge
in Las Vegas last week. Jamie Richford, Marcel Dupuis, Jason Bergeron,
Matt Dunfield and Collin Powers won with a time of 4:41.72, just ahead
of the team from Kamloops, B.C., which clocked 4:44:16. Canadians won
in the top male open competition, top male over 50, top male over 55
and top female categories. The Times & Transcript reports. READ MORE