What axes are used in timbersports?
A lumberjack axe – also known as a competition axe or Racing axe – is a custom-made axe for chopping fresh, knot-free white pine during Timbersports events.
Are there Lumberjacks in England?
SIXTEEN of the best lumberjacks in the UK will try to chop their way to victory as they go head to head in British championships. The event – which requires competitors to know their way around chainsaws and axes – will be staged on the grounds of Blenheim Palace during Countryfile Live on Saturday.
How do I get involved in timbersports?
The easiest way to get started in STS is to be born into a lumberjack family. Names like Lentz, Cogar and Slingerland have been at the top of the leaderboard on the Series since 1985. With a father or brother in the sport, access to coaching, properly tuned gear and travel to other contests is easy.
What size chainsaw do they use in Stihl Timbersports?
MS 661 C-M
The STIHL MS 661 C-M stock saw is a new STIHL standard chain saw. Powered at approximately 7.3 HP, its displacement is 91.1 cc and it weighs 7.4 kg. The MS 661 C-M is equipped with M-Tronic all-electronic engine management.
What kind of wood is used in Stihl Timbersports?
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® competition wood for almost all disciplines is taken from fast growing poplar trees, which are cultivated on certified industrial plantations and are 100% sustainable. The only exception is the wood used for Single Buck – for this discipline, the athletes take white pine instead of poplar.
What size saw do they use in the Stihl Timbersports?
STIHL Stock Saw In this discipline, all the competitors work with the new MS 661 C-M, a standard STIHL chain saw with all-electronic engine management. At the ‘Go’ signal the athlete seizes the saw and applies it to the wood (diameter 40 cm).
Where can I watch STIHL TIMBERSPORTS?
For all of the sports fans looking for heart-pounding action, STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® has plenty of shows, competition, highlights and more! Go to the official YouTube channel – www.youtube.com/stihltimbersportsfan – to see past Championships, exciting highlights, video segments about athletes, and more.
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How many lumberjack events are there in timber sports?