Mary Reeder

Pro Competitor Profile

Name: Mary Reeder
Height: 5'4''
Birthday: August 5, 1967
Location: Union Dale, PA
Job: Job Transportation Equipment Operator for The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Interests: I enjoy most outdoor activities. Hunting, fishing, kayaking, hiking.

How long have you competed in lumberjack sports?
11 years.

How did you get involved in lumberjack sports and when did you start competing?
I got involved after a fellow competitor, LaVonne Mikloiche invited my then 10-year-old son to learn the sport. So rather than spectating I thought that I should learn as well. I first started competing in 2008.

How do you train for STIHL TIMBERSPORTS®?
I try to do event training after work and weekends.

What’s your best/strongest STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® discipline?
Stock Saw.

What advice would you give to young female athletes interested in competing in the sport?
Find a mentor, never hesitate to ask questions, practice and never give up.