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Resources & Training

 

Get everything you need to know about STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® here in our Resources and Training Center—take a look at the links below for interviews, tips, directions, photos, videos, and even games!

Lumberjack Athlete Training

Lumberjack Athlete Training

Daily preparation varies between competitors based on their age, profession and priorities, but there are some common themes. Learn more about the training process for a TIMBERSPORTS® athlete.

Lumberjack Shoes & Boots

Lumberjack Shoes & Boots

Competitive lumberjacks utilize an odd collection of specialized athletic shoes. Learn more about the footwear used by TIMBERSPORTS® athletes.

Types of Lumberjack Wood & Logs

Types of Lumberjack Wood & Logs

Learn more about the different forms of wood used for the various TIMBERSPORTS® disciplines

Family Lineage & Traditions

Family Lineage & Traditions

A select few are born into lumberjack athlete families who grow up in the woods and start swinging an axe before they can legally drive.

What is a Lumberjack?

What is a Lumberjack?

Learn what a professional lumberjack competitor is and what the lumberjack sport is about.

Lumberjack Tools and Equipment

Lumberjack Tools and Equipment

Lumberjacks use a lot of different equipment for the different disciplines. Learn more about their tools and equipment.

Equipment Maintenance

Maintaining STIHL Equipment

It is easy to understand the time that goes into improving strength, stamina and technique, but a competitor invests just as much time making sure his equipment stays in top shape.

Lumberjack Workouts and Exercise

Lumberjack Workouts and Exercise

Find out what kind of workouts and exercises lumberjacks do to practice for competitions.

 Competition Axes

Competition Axes

Learn more about the different racing axes used in competition for the three TIMBERSPORTS wood chopping disciplines.

Getting Your Start on the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series

Getting Your Start on the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series

Take a look into the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series and learn what it takes to become a lumberjack, and how you can be part of the Series.

Lumberjack Dictionary

Lumberjack Dictionary

Are you fluent in STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® talk? Read this glossary and find out!

Lumberjack Gearbox

Lumberjack Gearbox

Learn what goes into a lumberjack's axe box as Adrian Flygt talks about some of the essential equipment for competition day.

Stand Building

Stand Building

Find plans for building stands, saw cradles, and saw bunks used in STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® competition.

Wood Sourcing

Wood Sourcing

Check out this Q&A with STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® event manager Matt Chagnon.

TIMBERSPORTS® Lumberjack Games

TIMBERSPORTS® Lumberjack Games

Test your virtual STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® skills, and become a STIHL master by playing the Chop-A-Log lumberjack games!

Photo Gallery

View the latest photos of the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series on our Facebook page!

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STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® YouTube Channel

Check out the official STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® YouTube channel for in-depth competition videos.

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