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STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® series return to Lillehammer

STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® series return to Lillehammer

26.10.2017: The Countdown has started... The world´s best logger sports athletes are showing their power in Lillehammer! KissMyAxe - Timbersports - Worldchampionship

The Countdown has started... The world´s best logger sports athletes are showing their power in Lillehammer!


KissMyAxe - Timbersports - Worldchampionship - Hands on the Wood - Lillehammer - Norway



 
The World Championships of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® series will return to Lillehammer on November 3-4. Håkons Hall will be the venue for the season finale for the world’s elite in competitive logger sports.



 More than 100 top athletes from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada and countries across Europe will be at the competition, battling it out for the 2017 world championship in both the team and individual competitions.



Lillehammer will be hosting the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship series once again after doing the honors in 2012. Kicking off the competition on November 3 will be the best national teams in a relay competition and they have high hopes of dethroning reigning champion Australia.



 In the individual competition set for Saturday November 4, New Zealand’s legendary Jason Wynyard will be the man to beat.



When the Håkons Hall opens its doors on November 3 for the start of the action, teams from Scandinavia to New Zealand will take center stage and stand ready for the command “Hands on the wood”.



In a series of thrilling head to head battles, the teams will take part in a relay race in which each of the four members completes one of the four disciplines (Stock Saw, Underhand Chop, Single Buck and Standing Block Chop). In the exciting winner-takes-all tournament, the fastest team advances to the next round.



Then on Saturday (November 4), athletes who qualified for the world championship by winning their national championships will take center stage for the individual competition.



In a thrilling all-round competition comprising six disciplines, the national champions will be going all out against each other to win the crown as world champion. This year there will be more than 20 athletes from all over the world.



 
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