On Saturday 09/04/2011 3 teams of TFA Göttingen lined up at the Berlin Fire Fighter Stairrun. Of course, our world champions Joachim Posanz and Alexander Meyer, teamed up for the competition as partners.

01_Start

In this contest you didn´t need any special equipment or extreme power. Endurance, speed and teamwork with a good partner are most important for this challenge.

02_ParkInn_Berlin

From start on the Alexanderplatz to the finish line on the observation deck of the hotel a distance of approximately 300 meters running track and 39 floors (770 steps) had to be mastered. Our firefighters had to run in full gear with an attached face mask !

A strong will was required to get to the end and to the observation deck of the Park Inn Hotel in approximately 110 meters!

04_Ziel_erreicht

Visible relief and joy on the faces of Alexander Posanz Joachim Meyer, after the observation deck was reached. The way down was a little faster … They were roped down 110 meters at the outside of the hotel.

05_Weg runter

Of the competing teams 197 made it in the ranking. Joachim Posanz and Alexander Meyer reached this year the 1 place with an incredible time of 06:09,6 minutes, followed by a team from Poland, who arrived only 2 seconds later.

06_Siegerehrung

The next contest, the TFA European Championship takes place on 10./11. June 2011 in Mönchengladbach.

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