Richard Jordan

Professional Competitor Bio


Richard Jordan
Location: Sterling, CT
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Job: Logger
Interests: Traveling, riding my Harley
Athlete since: 1987

How did you get involved in lumberjack sports?
A logger I worked with introduced me to chain saw racing first and then I got more involved in the lumberjack sports.

When did you begin participating/competing in lumberjack sports and the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series?
1987, 2000 and 2011 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series and have been competing in Woodsmen competitions for the past 20 years.

How do you train for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series and other lumberjack competitions?
I practice the events as I would compete.

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 all about your technique in the beginning. That is the most important to work on as a beginner.

Favorite TV Show:
House.

Favorite Sports Team:
Patriots.

Proudest moment in your life so far:
Getting married to my wife, Ivy.