Josh Hussey

2013 Collegiate Competitor Bio

Nickname(s): Huss
Height: 6'2''
Weight: 178 lbs.
Birthday: January 24, 1990
Hometown: Robbins, N.C.
College/University: North Carolina State University
Year in School: Senior
Major: Forest Management
Expected graduation date: May 2013

What are your plans after graduation?
Find a job in Consulting Forestry.

How will you prepare/train for the Collegiate Championship in June? Who will you train with?
I plan on more strength training and chopping with emphasis on stock sawing. I intend on training with Logan Scarborough and hopefully Mike Slingerland.

When did you first start participating in lumberjack sports?
I got my start when I joined the Montgomery Community College Forestry Club’s Timbersports team before I started State in 2009.

How did you get involved in lumberjack sports?
I came out to some practices the Forestry Club was having and got hooked.

Are you related to any current or former STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series competitors?

Do you have any advice for other collegiate competitors?
Be able to take criticism, keep an open mind, and seek help from professionals if you can. Recording yourself on video is a good method of identifying areas for improvement.

Which STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series pro would you most like to train with?
Mel Lentz.

Best/strongest STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series discipline:
Underhand Chop.

Hunting, bowling, and swimming.

Name three songs on your training/working out playlist?
All My Life – Foo Fighters
Six Pack of Beer – Hank 3
Electric Worry – Clutch

Proudest moment in your life so far:
Having the opportunity to compete in the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Collegiate Championships.