Jeffersonville police, firefighters bring home medals from World Police & Fire Games
They're already heroes, but now members of Jeffersonville's police and fire departments have proven they're among the toughest in the world.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- They're already heroes, but now members of Jeffersonville's Police and Fire Departments have proven they're among the toughest in the world.
Officer Drew Lydon with the Jeffersonville Police Department, along with firefighters Amy Wolfe and Josh Stith, recently returned from the World Police and Fire Games in Los Angeles where they competed in several Olympic-style events.
Stith came away with two silver medals and one bronze, while Wolfe took gold in all of her events.
"We get to learn that the police and fireman from other countries are basically just like us," Stith said. "There's no difference, except we don't speak the same languages, but we all speak the same language of working hard and giving it our best and trying to make where we come from proud."
Jeffersonville officer Drew Lydon came in sixth in the "Toughest Competitor Alive" event, where participants compete in eight events in one day.
The World Police and Fire Games are held every two years. In 2019, they'll be held in China.
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