VIDEO - GrimpDay 2012 - International technical rope rescue competitionThu, 05/07/2012 - 13:44 — Petzl News
GrimpDay’s 7th edition took place on May 12, 2012, in Belgium.
This international challenge brought together search and rescue teams from around the world.
One hundred and eighty search and rescue professionals (firefighters, military, police, etc.) from 30 teams met in Namur, Belgium. Each workshop focused on the specifics of search and rescue techniques in a hazardous environment. A flawlessly organized event and gorgeous weather made this edition a resounding success.
GrimpDay 2012 video
- 1st place: Italian team from Venice
- 2nd place: Belgian teal from Namur; a Petzl sponsored team
- 3rd place: Swiss team from Neuchâtel
Rendezvous in 2013
Next year’s edition will be an urban event to provide greater visibility and to demonstrate for the general public GRIMP’s job of handling search and rescue in a hazardous environment.
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