Explore GRIMP North America 2019

March 28 – 30, 2019
Battleship IOWA
Los Angeles, CA

GRIMP™ North America is an international rescue skills challenge hosted by CMC on the magnificent Battleship Iowa in Los Angeles, California. We designed this event to provide an opportunity for education and spirited competition surrounded by peers.

Our goal is to foster learning and collaboration within the global rescue community, knowing that as teams work to sharpen their skills and response capabilities, rescues become safer and increasingly successful for everyone involved.

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CMC would like to thank all of the teams who participated in GRIMP North America 2019 and congratulate them on their outstanding efforts. Their skills, training and dedication to their profession were apparent in every rescue scenario. We would also like to recognize the Battleship IOWA Museum and thank the volunteer staff for their impeccable timing and service to the teams during the event. In addition, we appreciate our sponsors for their support in making this event an immensely successful and enjoyable one. Lastly, we want to extend a big thank you to all of the spectators who made the trek to join in on the action and cheer on our teams. It was undoubtedly a thrilling experience for all!

While each team was tested by the challenging environment of the Battleship IOWA Museum, we’re certain that the collaboration, learning and new perspectives drawn from GRIMP North America will have positive lasting impacts on the international rescue community.

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49th Parallel Rescue Team

Ronin Safety and Rescue, Canada

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County of Los Angeles Fire Department


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CYRRT (Chiayi & Yunlin Rope Rescue Team)


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Exxonmobil – BRPP

Exxonmobil in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



Elevated Safety/Harken Industrial


Las Vegas

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue


Namur FD

Pompiers Namur


Northwest Fire District

Northwest Fire Rescue District

Tucson, AZ, USA

Rescue Methods

Rescue Methods, LLC, Columbus, OH


Special Rescue Association


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