Master of the stair climb

Waiuku’s Jim Snedden will be packing on his gear and walking up 1103 steps of the Skytower for charity.
The 76 year old is the oldest to take part in the annual event. He has been part of the Waiuku Volunteer Fire brigade for 53 years.
Jim will be joined by team captain Paul Griffiths, Philip Shore, Clint Hornell, Erik Nebbeling and Paul Hyland.
The climb is on 19 May 2018 will see around 950 firefighters tackle the 1103 stairs up to the top of the sky tower, in their full fire fighting kit which weighs 25 kilograms. The event raises funds for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ.
Brigades from Pukekohe, Tuakau, Glenbrook Industrial are also taking part this weekend.
To donate, go to firefightersclimb.org.nz .

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