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2017 Events

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MEMBERS: ORRU – ERIC LAWRENSON (T60) Field Team Leader (FTL)

WICKUS SCHONBORN (W53)

SHANE KIRK (T70)

STEFAN RHEEDER (S83)

MEDICAL - STEFAN (S83)

WICKUS (W53)

SHANE (T70)

DATES : 28/04/2017 TO 01/05/2017

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Friday 28/04/2017.

14h45: Eric (T60) and Wickus (W71) arrive at Rust de Winter. Report in to Dirk v

Wyk.

17h05: Shane (T70) and Stefan (S83) arrive at Rust de Winter. All ORRU team

members in camp.

18h00: Team stood down for the night.

Saturday 29/04/2017

06h00 : Reveille. Wake up call for all officials.

06h25: ORRU team on site at the Gymkhana area for the day’s activities.

07h00: Event start.

08h51: Competitor number 89 has a passenger Jackie who is injured when she strikes

her mouth against the roll bar in the back of the Jeep while negotiating an

obstacle without wearing a seatbelt. She is attended to by T70 and W71. After

treatment she is advised to go through to a hospital in Pretoria as it is believed

that she will need stitches. This she agrees to do.

09h38: Respond to an incident at Obstacle 1. Lorraine Willemse, a passenger in a

competing vehicle (competitor number unknown) is treated for a sprained

ankle. Injuries are not serious and she and her team continue with the

competition.

13h01: T70, W71, and S83 respond to a rolled vehicle at Obstacle 10. It is confirmed

minutes later that no persons are injured at the rollover, and the team are stood

down before getting to the location.

14h48: Final competitor completes the Gymkhana course, event is complete and the

ORRU team is stood down.

15h12: ORRU team back in camp. Team stood down from duty for the day.

NO MAJOR MEDICAL INCIDENTS TOOK PLACE DURING THE DAY’S ACTIVITIES

Sunday 30/04/2017

04h00: Reveille. Wakeup call for ORRU and officials.

05h00 : Officials convoy depart RdW campsite for deployment on the route of the trail

ride. ORRU supplies 3 teams of two vehicles each for the day. The ORRU

teams are as follows –

Team 1 – Wickus (W53)

Eric (T60)

Team 2 - Shane (T70)

Stefan (S83)

07h10: Approximate times. Teams all in position. Radio comms not possible between

ORRU teams, however comms on the officials channel are operative.

15h48: Sweep process stands down all teams and officials, and the sweep convoys

commence drive back to camp.

17h05: T60 and W71 back in camp.

17h20: T70 and S83 back in camp. All sweep convoys back in camp.

18h30: ORRU team stood down by FTL.

NO MAJOR MEDICAL INCIDENTS TOOK PLACE DURING THE DAY’S ACTIVITIES

AT EITHER OF THE LOCATIONS WHERE ORRU WERE DEPLOYED

Monday 01/05/2017

07h00 : ORRU team wake up.

08h00 : Team start to pack up camp.

09h00 : ORRU team depart Rust de Winter for home, saying goodbye to the 4x4ATV

Club officials as we leave.

11h25: Last ORRU team member confirmed home safely.

End of Log.

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