Sandhurst Competition, 1999
Class of 2001
Sequence of events:
Friday 4/30/99 ... Parade during Patriot League Track Meet.
Saturday 5/1/99 ... Sandhurst Event began around 6 am and continued through dusk.
- Starting line
- Rifle Range
- Gas Mask Application
- Weapon Assembly Range
- Rope River Crossing
- Rappelling Range
- Jeep Maneuvering Event at the Finish Line
01 Sandhurst Sign...America-Britain-Canada. "Cry Havoc...and let slip the Dogs of War." Shakespeare
02 Canadian Flag...held by the competition.
03 Startup Gun Fires...the clock ticks, the race begins.
04 Rifle Range...first station of action.
05 Gas Mask Application...Station #3.
06 Running to next station...(1-1/2 miles) wearing gas masks.
07 Weapons Range..."It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it." MacArthur The Company Cheerleaders encourage their team.
08 Weapons Assembly...each cadet disassembles, then assembles a machine gun.
09 River Crossing Sign..."Who Dares Wins." SAS
10 Crossing River with one rope.
11 Directing traffic across the river.
12 Tying second end of rope bridge.
13 Securing Rope...right team secured as left team begins.
14 Treck to Rappel Station...starting through culvert under the highway, over a 10 foot wall, and up the hill...(10 minute car ride from the river to the Rappel Range. Not including the 3 minute walk to the edge!)
15 Rappel Range..."Train hard so others may live."
16 Rappel Range...Down the cliff about 40 feet by rope; then run with team to the final station.
17 Superintendent's house with Jeep Obstacle...the last station of the race.
18 Last Station, the Jeep Obstacle...The Company maneuvers the Jeep around the corner, around wooden horses and around the block of the Supe's house...as Scotty cheers them with music!
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