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Stihl Timbersport 2017

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Our favourite lumberjacks are back!

The spectacular show of STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® returns to Håkon's Hall and Lillehammer. Invite your friends and family to see the world's toughest lumberjacks up close and personal.

Expect fast-paced competitions, monster chainsaws and swinging axes when 22 nations and 100 lumberjacks fight for the World Champion titles.

THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® will be taking place on the 3rd and 4th of November. We guarantee immesurable energy, fast-paced action and enormous power when national teams such as Norway, US, Australia, New Zealand and Sweden go head-to-head.

Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.no at just 175 NOK for adults and 94 NOK for children (inclusive fees).

 

Team Competition - Friday the 3rd November from 6.30 PM (doors open at 5PM). The 22 national teams go head-to-head to fight for their honour and the team title of World Chamopins. Buy tickets for the Team Competition here

 

Individual Competition - Saturday the 4th November from 6.30 PM (doors open at 5PM). The best athlete from each country will compete in an individual heat to fight for the prestigious World Champion title. Buy tickets for the individual competition here

 

Facts about STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship

- First competition held in 2005 - Organiziner of the competition is the German chainsaw producer STIHL - 22 participating nations (100 contestants) - 6 exercises. One with handsaw, two with chainsaw and three with axe - This years championship will be held in Lillehammer from the 3rd to 4th of November, 2017 - The competition was last held in Lillehammer in 2012 - Australia are the current team World Champions - Jason Wynyard from New Zealand is the reigning individual World Champion and holds the most individual gold medals - Olympic rower Olaf Tufte was one of the contestants in Håkon's Hall in 2012

 

In the modern edition of STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® there are six exercises, and the athletes must handle axes, chainsaws and two-meter-long handsaws throughout the competition. The exercises with axes are named Springboard, Standing Block Chop and Underhand Chop, and the exercises with saws and chainsaws are named Stock Saw, Single Buck and Hot Saw. The disciplines focus on a combination of skill and strength required when handeling equipment that can weigh up to 30 kilos and have a power of 80hp.

  • Last Updated: 09/21/2017
  • Source: Visit Lillehammer
Dates

Fri, November 3, 2017 6:30 PM

Sat, November 4, 2017 6:30 PM

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