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World champs again

Kamloops firefighters Shawn Davidson (left) and Graham MacKenzie are again Firefighter World Combat Challenge champions. The event, held in South Carolina, was attended by about 500  professional firefighting teams from around the world.  - KTW file photo
Kamloops firefighters Shawn Davidson (left) and Graham MacKenzie are again Firefighter World Combat Challenge champions. The event, held in South Carolina, was attended by about 500 professional firefighting teams from around the world. 
— image credit: KTW file photo

The Kamloops Fire Rescue-New Gold Firefit team recently defended its world-championship title in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Graham MacKenzie, Mike Brown, Don Clarke, Shawn Davidson, Scott Leslie, Mark Brise, Mike Haines, Josh Booy and Trevor Galan combined to win their second straight Firefighter World Combat Challenge, an event featuring 500 professional firefighting teams from across the world.

The team has won the past four Canadian titles.

MacKenzie was fourth overall and Haines finished third in the over-45 age category.

 

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