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The preparations for this event have been going on for quite some time. As always, a spectacular and high quality Rescue Experience organized by Holmatro and the INTERSCHUTZ organisation. An exciting mix of competition and entertainment on all 6 days of this major exhibition in Hannover, Germany. The daily opening hours for INTERSCHUTZ 2015¬†are: 9 a.m. ‚Äď 6 p.m.

International Extrication Challenge

Spreader Challenge29 Extrication teams from all over the world have successively shown their skills in a realistic vehicle extrication scenario on modern vehicles. Besides the honour of winning, the three teams with the best performance at the end of the week are rewarded with fantastic prizes in the following categories:

  1. Best Overall Team: Holmatro Rescue Tool Set worth ‚ā¨ 20,000
  2. Best Technical Team: Holmatro Rescue Tool Set worth ‚ā¨ 10,000
  3. Best Team Spirit: Holmatro Rescue Tool Set worth ‚ā¨ 5,000

This 35,000 Euro Extrication Challenge will for the first time allow rescuers worldwide:

  • to participate in an international extrication challenge,
  • while getting hands on with the latest Holmatro tools on brand new cars and
  • visit the world‚Äôs leading rescue exhibition in Germany: INTERSCHUTZ 2015.

Challenge program

Holmatro Challenge program

Holmatro game of Skills

GameIn addition to this competition, we also challenged all INTERSCHUTZ visitors. During the intermission of the Extrication Challenges we invited visitors on stage to compete in the Holmatro Game of Skills. A game were you have to move a ring to the end of a spiral, using a Holmatro tool, without making contact at any point. In this challenge you can experience the light weight and mobility of our tools for yourself.

If you completed the game without errors, you received a Holmatro SafetyPen (window punch and seatbelt cutter in one). Each day of the INTERSCHUTZ the player with the best skills who finishes the game quickest won an Apple iPad mini 3!


Other exciting activities

Rapid Intervention VehicleThe Holmatro event area offers a lot of extra activities that are open to the public.¬†A fully equipped Rapid Intervention Vehicle and Motorcycle was¬†displayed and the Holmatro demonstration van showed the latest rescue equipment.¬†You could¬†make a (group) SELFIE at the Holmatro¬†photo corner together with your personal message and ‘Greetings from INTERSCHUTZ 2015’. The whole show was hosted by¬†a professional presenter and displayed on a¬†large video wall showing the latest happenings.


LIVE broadcasting

naamloosThis 6-day Holmatro Rescue Experience was broadcasted LIVE by streaming video on the home page of this event website. So family, friends and colleagues at home could follow what was happening and see the teams in action during their challenge. By following our social media and this event website you will always have the latest information.

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