By Kyle James  |  10-16-2017   News
Photo credit: STIHL Timbersports

Timbersports is an exciting and heart pounding and dangerous contest where players use deadly sharp axes to prove who can chop a tree down first. Logs are setup of equal length and one or more people use tools ranging from axes to chainsaws to see how can split it the fastest.

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The most skilled of these competitors can slice through a log several feet in diameter in one swipe of a chainsaw, others can chop through a log while they stand on it and split it right between their feet. All of the tools are very real and they accidents can happen.

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Those who are extremely into the world of competition chainsaws build them to massive size and are able to cut through massive logs in less than a second. One man named Matt Cogar has won the STIHL Timbersports U.S. Championship five times. "This is so amazing. This was such a wonderful event with some tough competition," Cogar said after his fifth victory this past summer.

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The latest of these events is the STIHL Timbersports 2017 World Championship which is taking place in Lillehammer, Norway at HÃ¥kons Hall. The competitions begin on November 3rd and continue on through the 4th. Activities start at 6:30 p.m. local time both days.

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Source: https://www.stihlusa.com/stihl-timbersports/schedules/world-championship/

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