STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Returns To United States For The 2021 Season
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series, woodsman or wood chopping competitions returns as U.S. Championships to be held July 23 to 25 in Little Rock, Ark.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series is the Original Extreme Sport featuring the best men, women and rookie lumberjack sports athletes chopping and sawing for the title of U.S. Champion.
In the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series mens division 40 athletes will compete in four pools of 10 – in the international elimination format at all qualifiers – with the top-20 athletes moving on to the semifinals and Championships. For the first time in competition history, all rounds will be filmed.
In the womens Division, 28 women will compete in four pools of seven athletes. The female competitors will participate in four disciplines – with the new addition of the Standing Block Chop. “The competition in the Women’s Division gets stronger every year, and I’m glad to see STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® continue to help it grow by adding one of the more challenging disciplines in the sport,” said 2019 Women’s Division Champion Martha King.
Nathan Waterfield, STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Assistant Sports Global Director, North America said “STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is a global sport and the United States is an extremely important region with stellar athletes. We’re ecstatic to be back with a season and several new elements this year.”