Scenes from firefighter challenge


Old Glory and the Oklahoma state flag wave proudly and show the stiff breeze Friday night.


Bulldogs Taven Birdow and Jayden Benway take in the action.


A proud celebration over at the firefighter challenge for kids.


One of the events on the relay challenge is hammering a weighted sled a certain distance using a sledgehammer.


The last event to complete the firefighter challenge is the carrying of a weighted dummy across the finish line.


Altus youngster gets a quick demonstration how to work the firehose.


Altus boy shoots the water at the target at the youth challenge.


Hammer that sled!


The Firefighter Challenge is a family friendly event.


Larry Moody has some fun with the announcer before the challenge begins.


Participants must pull a 42 lb. rolled up hose to the top of the stairs as part of the challenge.


Larry Moody is hustling during his portion of the relay.


Everyone is happy at the finish line.


The Dr. Pepper over 40 team from Altus crosses the finish line.


Altus firetruck is one of several emergency vehicles seen at the firefighter challenge.


Larry Moody races to complete his section of the relay.


Firefighters convergef in Altus this weekend to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge “Dr Pepper Regional Championships” in hopes of qualifying for the world championships in Montgomery, Ala. in November. The event is known as the “toughest two minutes in sports” and has been televised by ESPN, Versus, and CBS sports.

The Tandem and Relay races were held Friday night, and the individual races were held Saturday morning.

Old Glory and the Oklahoma state flag wave proudly and show the stiff breeze Friday night.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_19.jpgOld Glory and the Oklahoma state flag wave proudly and show the stiff breeze Friday night.

Bulldogs Taven Birdow and Jayden Benway take in the action.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_210.jpgBulldogs Taven Birdow and Jayden Benway take in the action.

A proud celebration over at the firefighter challenge for kids.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_32.jpgA proud celebration over at the firefighter challenge for kids.

One of the events on the relay challenge is hammering a weighted sled a certain distance using a sledgehammer.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_43.jpgOne of the events on the relay challenge is hammering a weighted sled a certain distance using a sledgehammer.

The last event to complete the firefighter challenge is the carrying of a weighted dummy across the finish line.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_53.jpgThe last event to complete the firefighter challenge is the carrying of a weighted dummy across the finish line.

Altus youngster gets a quick demonstration how to work the firehose.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_82.jpgAltus youngster gets a quick demonstration how to work the firehose.

Altus boy shoots the water at the target at the youth challenge.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_91.jpgAltus boy shoots the water at the target at the youth challenge.

Hammer that sled!
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_102.jpgHammer that sled!

The Firefighter Challenge is a family friendly event.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_112.jpgThe Firefighter Challenge is a family friendly event.

Larry Moody has some fun with the announcer before the challenge begins.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_122.jpgLarry Moody has some fun with the announcer before the challenge begins.

Participants must pull a 42 lb. rolled up hose to the top of the stairs as part of the challenge.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_132.jpgParticipants must pull a 42 lb. rolled up hose to the top of the stairs as part of the challenge.

Larry Moody is hustling during his portion of the relay.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_141.jpgLarry Moody is hustling during his portion of the relay.

Everyone is happy at the finish line.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_152.jpgEveryone is happy at the finish line.

The Dr. Pepper over 40 team from Altus crosses the finish line.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_162.jpgThe Dr. Pepper over 40 team from Altus crosses the finish line.

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Altus firetruck is one of several emergency vehicles seen at the firefighter challenge.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_182.jpgAltus firetruck is one of several emergency vehicles seen at the firefighter challenge.

http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_61.jpg

Larry Moody races to complete his section of the relay.
http://altustimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_72.jpgLarry Moody races to complete his section of the relay.
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