Jeff Skirvin

2013 Professional Competitor Bio


Jeff Skirvin
Location: Clatskanie, OR
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Family Status: I'm the father of two sons. We often go logrolling as a family on the weekend.
Birthday: April 8, 1972
Job: High School Art and Forestry Teacher
Interests: I like traveling to and competing at lumberjack shows with my two sons, Warren and Allen, during the summer. I enjoy hunting, fishing, and making pottery as often as I can.
Athlete Since: 2007
Training per week: I have built an area on my property for year-round practice and also enjoy lifting weights. When I can, I get together with other competitors to practice and get feedback.

How did you get involved in lumberjack sports?
From about the age of 8, I would travel around to various community logging shows with my dad who was an avid competitor.

When did you begin participating/competing in lumberjack sports and the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series?
I began participating in the events for kids when I was 8 and have been a STIHL competitor for 5 years.

How do you train for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series and other lumberjack competitions?
I have built an area on my property for year-round practice and also enjoy lifting weights. When I can, I get together with other competitors to practice and get feedback.

Are you related to any current or former STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series competitors?
No

Best/strongest STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series discipline:
Stock Saw

Any advice for the collegiate competitors?
It's a great time. Practice hard and enjoy it.

Name three songs on your training/working out playlist?
The Sound of Music, Sweet Caroline, and Ironman.

Favorite TV Show:
New Girl

Favorite Sports Team:
Green Bay Packers

Proudest moment in your life so far:
I am proud to be the dad of two great young men.