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The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series – The Original Extreme Sport – is thrilled to announce that in 2017 it will launch its first U.S. Women’s Division!
This past year was a massive success and we have no intention of slowing down. 2017 is already shaping up to be another great year.
Cogar becomes first American athlete to win four straight U.S. titles.
For the first time in STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series history, the Original Extreme Sport was held in Chicago. The U.S. Pro and Collegiate Championship was performed at Tinley Park Convention Center.
This past year the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series celebrated its 30th Anniversary by hosting the U.S. Championship in NYC, which proved to be a success again as the premier event in professional lumberjack sports. The Series has no intention of slowing down, as 2016 is already shaping up to be another great year.
The 11th annual STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship takes place in Poznan, Poland on November 13-14. The Congress Center in the historic capital of Greater Poland is expected to see more than 100 athletes from over 20 nations and about 7,000 spectators, similar to the 2014 World Championship in Innsbruck, Austria.
After a full day of electrifying, sawdust-and-chip-flying action, 28-year-old Matt Cogar wins the TIMBERSPORTS US title in Central Park, NYC.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 7, 2015) - The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series, presented by Ram Trucks, today announced the six collegiate athletes who will compete in the U.S. Collegiate Championship, which will take place at Central Park in New York City on Saturday, June 20.
The world's top lumberjack athletes square off in Florence, Italy in STIHL's international TIMBERSPORTS competition known as the Champions Trophy.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series has long been dominated by veteran axemen. Athletes like Mel Lentz (nicknamed “The King of the Lumberjacks”), Arden Cogar, Jr. and Dave Jewett have won or finished near the top of the U.S. Championship standings for decades.
Spring is here.
That means the leaves are growing back, the sun has reappeared on the East Coast, and STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® athletes are ramping up training for the 2015 season.
With all the rage over the "lumbersexual" fad, resident STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series expert Adrian Flygt writes about what makes a real lumberjack.
This past year was a success again as the premier event in professional lumberjack sports and we have no intention of slowing down as 2015 is already shaping up to be another great year, and a special year, as it marks the 30th Anniversary of the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series.
Arden Cogar, Jr. talks about the history of STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® in an interview with Joe Flowers from Equip 2 Endure. Learn about the history of lumberjack sports, the equipment and more through this Q&A with Arden.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series has a new collegiate champion. California Polytechnic State University's Sam Mulholland-Wong won the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® U.S. Collegiate Championship this weekend. The Championships took place at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.
The 2014 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® U.S. Pro Championship took place on June 21 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Diana, W.Va native, Matt Cogar won the title for the second straight year in a row.
Of the eight competitors competing in the U.S. Pro Championship on June 21, only three are long-tenured veterans of the Series, while five are young athletes on the rise. Could this be the year when the young up-and-comers finally grapple the Series away from the veterans?
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series announces the 12 collegiate athletes who will compete in the U.S. Collegiate Championship that will take place on June 20 to 22 at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.
The Lions Court at Buda Castle in Budapest was the stage for the 2014 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Champions Trophy on May 17, 2014. Australian, Brad Delosa, prevailed among the competition, proving he is the world's best competitive lumberjack athlete.
America's top lumberjacks will converge at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. on June 20 to 22 for the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series U.S. and Collegiate Championships. Fans will see 28 athletes compete in the most exciting chainsaw and axe competitions in the country.
The top eight international athletes will go head-to-head in the 2014 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Champions Trophy in Budapest on May 17.
STIHL Inc. is excited to announce the official kickoff of the 2014 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series, presented by Ram Trucks. The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series, the Original Extreme Sport, pits the top lumberjack athletes from across the country in thrilling and grueling wood chopping, cutting, and sawing competitions.
This past year was a success again as the premier event in professional lumberjack sports and we have no intention of slowing down as 2014 is already shaping up to be another great year.
STIHL Inc., creator and owner of the premier lumberjack sports event, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series and Duluth Trading Company, the maker of ingenious workwear designed and tested by tradesmen, announced today that Duluth Trading will become the official workwear sponsor of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series.
The world’s greatest pro lumberjack athletes representing 23 nations converged on Stuttgart, Germany for the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series World Championship Oct. 25-26.
Official rules for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series 2013 World Championship Twitter Sweepstakes. Learn how to enter to win a STIHL TIMBERSPORTS prize pack or STIHL chainsaw leading up to the 2013 World Championship Oct. 21 - Oct. 26.
STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the world’s premier lumberjack competition, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, announced today the six U.S. lumberjack athletes that will make up Team USA in the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series World Championship. The World Championships will be held in Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26, where the biggest names in lumberjack sports from 24 nations will meet in the city of STIHL’s international headquarters.
As the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series World Championship quickly approaches, we had the opportunity to sit down with Team USA veteran competitor, Arden Cogar Jr. As a member of this year’s relay team alongside Paul Cogar, Dave Jewett and David Moses, Arden shared his thoughts, preparation and anticipations on how Team USA will fair in the relay and the individual competition featuring his cousin, 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS U.S. Champion Matt Cogar.
The 2013 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® United States Lumberjack Champion Matt Cogar recently spent the day visiting with wounded United States soldiers at the largest military hospital outside of the continental U.S., the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Aug. 6.
STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the premier lumberjack sports event, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, named Leo Jarecki of Marion, Ill. as the Grand Prize winner of Fantasy Lumberjack, the first-ever fantasy game for lumberjack sports.
The top 20 U.S. professional lumberjack athletes converged on Pigeon Forge, Tenn., June 7-9 to compete in the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks U.S. Championship hosted by The Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud...
America’s top lumberjacks will converge on The Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. June 7-9 for the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series U.S and Collegiate Championships presented by Ram Trucks, the nation’s premier lumberjack competition.
STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the world’s premier lumberjack competition, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, announced today the 2013 U.S. Championship lineup. The 20 best U.S. professional lumberjack athletes will compete in the “Original Extreme Sport” at The Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., June 7-9 where only one man will claim the coveted national championship title and take home a new Ram Truck.
STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the world’s premier lumberjack competition, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, announced today the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Collegiate Championship lineup. Five regional winners and a wildcard pick will advance to the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series Collegiate Championship at The Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., June 9.
Nearly 10,000 fans and international spectators are expected to converge on one of the biggest and most attractive event sites in Europe, the Porshe-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany Oct. 25-26, when it plays host to the 2013 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship...
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks brings its final qualifying competition of the 2013 season to Missoula, Mont. for the Professional and Collegiate Series Western Qualifiers. As part of the 74th annual Association of Western Forestry Clubs conclave, top professional and collegiate lumberjacks from the west will converge on the Missoula County Fairgrounds (1101 South Ave West, Missoula, MT 59801) Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m. PT to compete in the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series Western Qualifier.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks brings its popular lumberjack competition to Canandaigua, NY for the Professional and Collegiate Series Northeast Qualifiers. As part of the 67th annual Northeast Collegiate Woodsmen Conclave hosted by Finger Lakes Community College, top professional and collegiate lumberjacks from all over the region will converge on Friday, April 19 at 4 p.m. ET to compete in the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series Northeast Qualifier.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks brings its third lumberjack competition of the 2013 season to Clyde, NC for the Professional and Collegiate Series Mid-Atlantic Qualifiers.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks brings its second lumberjack competition of the 2013 season to Michigan State University for the Professional and Collegiate Series Midwest Qualifiers.
The results are in for the 2013 Southern Qualifier! Who advanced to the US Championships this summer in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee?
Test your lumberjack chops with the first-ever Fantasy Lumberjack game for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series.
Head judges from the USA, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Germany all met at the foot of the Kitzbühel Horn in Austria to prepare for the upcoming season...
STIHL Announces 2013 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series Professional Competitors:
The Original Extreme Sport will return...
Mike Eash has put himself in a conflict of interests on the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series Presented by Ram Trucks. Instead of doing anything possible to gain a competitive edge, Eash is...
If you believe in fate, Dennis Cahoon's 62 years on this earth might serve as an example. He raced motorcycles as a young man, before embarking on a 32-year career as a logger and timber-faller...
Jim Taylor has an appropriate surname. It would fit even better if it were spelled "t-a-i-l-o-r." Taylor's sartorial skills, however, are applied to steel rather than cloth. No one has a better reputation for...
In the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series, the mental aspects of the competition can be just as taxing as the physical ones - perhaps even more so.
The man fills the computer screen, hovering over a single buck saw, its teeth perched on top of the log. Suddenly, man and saw attack the log.
Welcome to the 28th season of the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series! This past year was a success again as the premier event in professional lumberjack sports and we have no intention...
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. -- The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series, the nation's premier lumberjack competition, announced today it...
RALEIGH, N.C. -- There is one man on the Granite State Lumberjack Shows deck crew whose job is valued more by STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® athletes than the casual fan might expect.
Dave Jewett remembers an interview David Bolstad did with a television station after a STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® competition that not only changed the way he competed, but in a way...
Matt Chagnon remembers when the critical tools for determining STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® competitions would fit in a file box -- stopwatches, scoring sheets, pencils and hand-held calculators.
Even without meeting him, you can discover all you need to know about a man by talking to his co-workers. When you spoke with the late Mike Fox's co-workers at STIHL, you quickly understand...
SALEM, Ore. -- Forgive Jenny Atkinson if she gets a little misty around the first cash register at Costco -- that's where she found out she had cancer.
"Surprisingly, I was really calm," she said...
Matt Chagnon: professor and lumberjack competitor of STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS®, Thanksgiving dinner and what it means to be a forester.
They roar like a parade of Harleys in a concrete tunnel. They throw sawdust in twenty-foot roostertails. The operators are decked out in chaps...
For baseball pitchers, they call it mechanics. On the free throw line, it's all about the release. And when it comes to wielding an axe, running a chainsaw or sawing through a log of wood, the size of the lumberjack really doesn't...