Firefighter Throwdown

The Firefighter Throwdown addresses the prevailing problem in the fire industry of obesity and related heart attacks and stroke. This athletic competition targets and attracts firefighters internationally. The pillars of the event are firefighter health, wellness, nutrition and exercise as it relates to safety, job performance and quality of life. The Throwdown serves as a stage, to prove by example, for other firefighters, that health, wellness, nutrition and exercise are not only desirable, but necessary, in order to be a successful and safe firefighter.