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Axe Grinding / September 9, 2016

Our Company Is incredibly excited to announce a thunderous new existence within UBC Farm – The UBC Thunderjacks. The ladies and men right here represent UBC at international collegiate logger sport tournaments, where they toss axes, saw giant logs and honour BC forestry practices.

Hidden away in a corner regarding the UBC Farm, there were a passionate selection of UBC pupils chipping away this autumn at creating an attractive brand new space when it comes to farm in which they will certainly hold techniques twice per week. They will be hosting the Grand starting of their training on the 28th of November! Come watch them in action, chopping, sawing and axe-throwing! We believe you are very excited to fulfill the gutsy young women and guys which sweat to create this effort. See you at their available house at the conclusion of this month!

The Faculty of Forestry was associated with loggers’ sports for a long time. 1st industry had been built in the seventies and 80s providing pupils the chance to teach and participate. Unfortunately, the program experienced many tests and tribulations and ended up being nearly extinguished. In 2014, one committed pupil devoted to reinvigorate the program at UBC, rallied up a team to compete within the US university circuit. After their particular extremely successful first 12 months, the field was lost to new development, but the brand-new team’s energy was not influenced.

They hosted their particular initial competitors in January of 2016, hosting both the University of Montana and Idaho. That springtime, the team competed once more within the American college circuit, representing Canada and UBC once more. Currently, The Forestry Undergraduate community Loggers’ Sports (FUSLS) team has actually a unique field setup during the UBC Farm consequently they are completely move. Their particular future activities the 2016-2017 season include attending a competition Remembrance Day weekend in Corvalis Oregon, and plan on taking place to some other competition at the end of April. They even anticipate hosting another competition at the end of January.

Source: ubcfarm.ubc.ca