STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Champions Trophy 2019

The world's toughest logger sports competition is coming to Sweden

The most thrilling TIMBERSPORTS® competition, the Champions Trophy, is coming to Gothenburg in Sweden on May 25. The wood chopping elite will go head-to-head at the Tjoloholm castle right next to the spectacular fiord Kungsbacka.

Competing athletes:

Stirling Hart (CAN), defending champion
Jesse Whitehead (NZL)
Matthew ‘Matt' Cogar (USA)
Martin Komarek (CZE)
Armin Kugler (AUT)
Martin Kalina (CZE)
Robert Ebner (GER)
Andrea Rossi (ITA)
Elgan Pugh (GBR)
Ferry Svan (SWE)
Michał Dubicki (POL)
Laurence O'Toole (AUS)

Competition format:

At the Champions Trophy, the world's best twelve athletes compete in a knockout system completing four disciplines in sequence:
1) Stock Saw
2) Underhand Chop
3) Single Buck
4) Standing Block Chop

Find the event in the TIMBERSPORTS® database

Local Hero:

Competing for Sweden will be the Rookie World Champion from 2017, Ferry Svan. Svan has made it to the round of eight and in the end finished 8th place at last year's Champions Trophy. He was the first Swedish athlete to compete in a Rookie World Championship in logger sports, the first Swede to win a Rookie World Championship, and the youngest person to compete in TIMBERSPORTS® as a senior athlete.



Read the news announcement here.

A livestream of both events will be available at:


Rookie World Championship: 25 May 2019, starting at 2:15pm
Champions Trophy: 25 May 2019, starting at 5:30pm


Tjolöholms Slott, 439 74 Fjärås, Schweden



Tickets are priced at 190 SEK (€18.20) and 100 SEK (€9.60) for children between 6 and 13 years.

Get your tickets here!