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The extreme sports series STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® and the construction machinery manufacturer LIEBHERR are extending their partnership - meaning that the premier class in logger sports can continue to rely on a strong partner for its international competitions. Both sides will continue to benefit from a partnership that has existed since 2012, in which LIEBHERR supports the World Championships, World Trophy and European Trophy. The partnership will initially be extended until 2026.
30. Nov 2023Germany · Global
Saturday 4th November 2023 – Jamie Head claimed the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Individual World Championship to give Australia a double gold for the second year running, as ‘The Original Extreme Sport’ closed out a phenomenal weekend of elite logger sports axe-tion in Stuttgart, Germany. Another sell-out crowd of 6,500 fans at the packed Porsche-Arena made their voices heard as Head sawed to victory.
4. Nov 2023Germany · Global
Friday 3rd November 2023 – The German city of Stuttgart witnessed a logger sports masterclass as Australia claimed an unprecedented fourth consecutive STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Team World Championship – and their eighth world title overall – in front of a raucous crowd of 6,500 at the sold-out Porsche-Arena.
3. Nov 2023Germany · Global
Since its launch in 2010, the team World Championship has been hugely popular with TIMBERSPORTS® athletes and fans alike. Victory in this event requires perfect coordination between a team of (usually) four athletes, as well as strong individual performances. The nations of Canada, the USA, New Zealand and Australia have always dominated this competition format – with the latter two of these having taken every title so far. The Australians, in particular, have been unstoppable in the last three editions. However, a bit further back in history two European teams have successfully stayed in the running to win a place on the podium.
30. Oct 2023Switzerland · Poland · Global
The battle for the most prestigious title in the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series will take place on 4 November in the Porsche-Arena. Among the best individual athletes in the world, there are numerous competitors with a chance of winning the title, but it is hardly possible to pinpoint a clear favourite this year. Even though traditionally the athletes from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA are always fighting for the title, the European representatives are also eager to claim the medals or the victory itself.
23. Oct 2023Germany · Global
STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is gearing up to host the World Championship of elite logger sports at the sold-out Porsche-Arena in Germany in November. After 2013 and 2016, the World Championship returns to Stuttgart this year. As the rush for tickets shows, this return was long overdue: the Porsche-Arena on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November is already completely sold out, weeks before the competition. Now the field of participants has also been confirmed.
17. Oct 2023Germany · Global
Danny Martin is now the four-time German Champion in STIHL TIMBERSPORTS®. In the fight for the title which took place on Sunday, 1 October, Martin achieved No.1 status and secured his fourth national championship at the Seaside Beach in Essen. This means he has qualified for the Individual World Championship on 4 November and will compete in Stuttgart against the best logger sports athletes in the world. Peter Bauer came second, and the podium was completed by Stephan Odwarka.
1. Oct 2023Germany
Sooner or later, several of these young athletes will take on one of the toughest tests of all; the leap to the Pros – the elite class within the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® series. In recent years Marcel Steinkämper (GER), Oliver Reinhard (SUI) and Emil Hansson (SWE), among others, have shown how this trajectory can progress and how to become established among the national top performers.
24. Sep 2023Germany · Switzerland · Sweden · European Union
Australia’s top professional STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® athletes will yield razor sharp axes and high-powered STIHL chainsaws at the upcoming coveted Australian PRO and Rookie Championship. Taking place at the Breakwater Lighthouse in Wollongong on Saturday, 16 September 2023, this is the first time the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS ® series has returned to New South Wales since 2018.
13. Sep 2023Australia
A combined Scandinavian team of Sweden’s Emil Hansson, Ferry Svan Edvin Karlsson and Denmark’s Esben Pedersen followed-up from last year’s success to claim the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® European Nations Cup for the second time topping the teams of France and Poland. The competition took place on Sunday 3rd September in front of an excited crowd in Seefeld, Austria.
4. Sep 2023Austria · European Union
Just recently, defending the title at the European Nations Cup was a special highlight for the athletes from Scandinavia. The elite TIMBERSPORTS® sportsmen Ferry Svan and Emil Hansson, who will also be competing for their country at the 2023 World Championships in Stuttgart, were involved in both victories for Sweden at the European competition. In addition to their heritage, the two young, already very successful athletes have one more thing in common: Both come from sporting families and have had sport in their blood since early childhood.
22. Aug 2023Sweden
The top male and female STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® athletes convened this weekend for the first championship event in Canada’s West Coast in 10 years and gave the rabid fans plenty to cheer about. When the sawdust settled and the axe-tion was complete, two new champions were crowned, and two world records were broken.
14. Aug 2023Canada
From August 11 to 13, the Nordic Championships in TIMBERSPORTS® were held in Elverum, Norway. The weekend offered intense competition days with dramatic battles. In the end, after several records were broken, Sweden came out as the victor in all competition levels. Emil Hansson, Edvin Karlsson, Tove Njåstad, and Viktor Clarmo all proudly received the gold medals. Bart Gevers from Norway secured second place after Viktor Clarmo in the Intermediate level, while Denmark's Esben Pedersen and Felixia Banck secured silver in the Rookie and Women's levels.
13. Aug 2023Sweden · Denmark · Norway
STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is thrilled to announce that the European Nations Cup will make a triumphant return on Sunday, 3rd September in Seefeld, Austria with seven of Europe’s finest logger sports countries set to chop up a storm to be crowned the continent’s top TIMBERSPORTS® nation.
8. Aug 2023Austria · European Union
The TIMBERSPORTS® Nordic Championship will take place on 11-13 August in Elverum, Norway. The Norwegian TIMBERSPORTS® athletes will be welcoming the top Nordic athletes to compete for the title of Nordic Champion. This is the first time in four years that Norway are the organizers of the event, and the Norwegians are looking forward to hosting the highlight of the season on home turf.
4. Aug 2023Sweden · Denmark · Norway
Redmer Knol was crowned the 2023 European Trophy Champion yesterday, after a saw-some display of elite wood chopping and sawing axe-tion defeating Swede, Ferry Svan in a thrilling final encounter. Knol and Svan were joined on the podium by Czech Republic’s Matyáš Klíma who secured third place.
31. Jul 2023Poland · European Union
The top male and female STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® athletes returned to German Fest this weekend for the first time since 2019 and gave the rabid fans plenty to cheer about. When the sawdust settled and the axe-tion was complete, two new champions were crowned, and two world records were broken. Martha King chopped her way back to the top, while Jason Lentz maintained his perfect 2023 U.S. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® season.
31. Jul 2023United States of America
Following a memorable weekend of breath-taking axe-tion a month ago at the World Trophy 2023, STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is excited to announce a star-studded line-up for the European Trophy in Poznań, Poland on Sunday 30th July. The event will feature a field of Europe's finest logger sports athletes competing for not just the coveted continental title, but also for a position in next season's World Trophy.
6. Jul 2023Poland · European Union
The sports city of Essen will be boosted by an extreme sports highlight in 2023. On 30 September/1 October, the best logger sports athletes in Germany are coming to Lake Baldeney Seaside Beach in Essen to compete for the title of STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® German Champion 2023 in three performance categories.
28. Jun 2023Germany
The ultimate test of the British Pro Championship taking place on Saturday 17 June brought plenty of action. 2022 Champion Glen Penlington was focussed on retaining his title, but with 2014 winner Rob Chatley returning to the stage, he knew he would have his work cut out for him.
19. Jun 2023United Kingdom
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® French Championships 2023, two French competitors return to the stage for the women’s competition and, last but not least, eleven young French athletes compete in the Rookie Championship – all this awaits fans on 23 and 24 June as part of the Euroforest trade fair with two days of intensive competitions!
19. Jun 2023France
New Zealand’s Jack Jordan shattered the world record to win the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Trophy for the second time in twelve months after defeating the Pole Michał Dubicki. Finishing third was America’s Jason Lentz, securing the final podium position.
10. Jun 2023Netherlands · Global
USA’s Erin LaVoie destroyed the Underhand Chop world record to beat Canada’s Allison Briscoe in spectacular fashion to capture the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® International Women Cup, with Aussie Jodie Beutel completing the podium in third.
10. Jun 2023Netherlands · Global
It was an unforgettable birthday for Poland’s Szymon Groenwald, as the young ace produced a stunning display, setting a new world record in both the Underhand Chop and Single Buck to pip Australia’s Curtis Bennett to the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Rookie World Championship, with New Zealand’s Sam Bellamy finishing in third.
9. Jun 2023Netherlands · Global
In the toughest format of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series, 16 of the world’s best logger sports athletes will be competing against each other at the World Trophy 2023. On Saturday, 10 June, at the Onderzeebootloods at the Port of Rotterdam the international TIMBERSPORTS® elite will provide a thrilling extreme sports experience.
6. Jun 2023Netherlands · Global