May 2, 2009 – 12th Annual BC Championship Forklift Rally

On Saturday May 2nd, 2009 forklift operators from across British Columbia came together to compete in an event of mobile equipment skill and knowledge. The participants had their skills tested by competing in a precision driving course that required them to navigate though a variety of forklift activities and their forklift & safety knowledge was tested by a written test based on WorkSafeBC regulations.

 For all the pictures and details we invite you to check out www.ForkliftRally.com,  our site dedicated to the BC Championship Forklift Rally and also coverage of other forklift competitions but in the meantime enjoy this picture and listings of those who made it to the Winner’s Circle.

Rally09Winners

Left to Right – Standing: Brian Devereaux (President – CMHDS), Angus Reid (BC Lion’s), James Ralphs (London Drugs), Eric Symons (London Drugs), Mark Chiccarelli (Wallace & Carey), Randy Hiles (EV Logistics), Rob Vetter (Ives Training Group / Platinum Sponsor), John Brackett (EV Logistics), Vanessa (BC Lions Cheerleader) – Left to Right – Front: Chris Bronson (VersaCold), Gary Siu (London Drugs), Steven Calvert (London Drugs), Jake Moreau (VersaCold)

  • 1st Place – Reach Truck – James Ralphs (London Drugs)
  • 1st Place – Counterbalance – Gary Siu (London Drugs)
  • 1st Place – Power Pallet Jack – Chris Bronson (VersaCold)
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  • 2nd Place – Reach Truck – John Brackett (EV Logistics)
  • 2nd Place – Counterbalance – Jake Moreau (VersaCold)
  • 2nd Place – Power Pallet Jack – Mark Chiccarelli (Wallace & Carey)
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  • 3rd Place – Reach Truck – Steven Calvert (London Drugs
  • 3rd Place – Counterbalance – Randy Hiles (EV Logistics)
  • 3rd Place – Power Pallet Jack – Eric Symons (London Drugs)