Lumberjack competition Saws Canada BC
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Lumberjack competition Saws Canada BC

July 22, 2104, Toronto – Stirling Hart of Maple Ridge, B.C., won the Stihl Timbersports Canadian Championship taking place during the Honda Indy in Toronto. He edged out Marcel Dupuis of Memramcook, N.B. in 2nd and J.P. Mercier from St-Etienne, Que., in 3rd.

“The competition only at that degree is amazing, so I’m just happy to just take my very first subject, ” stated Hart, who topped all competitors with 34 points. “As athletes we are divided by moments in terms of how quickly we are able to get although timber. I was fortunate to put on regularly fast times in every six procedures.”

While the Canadian Champion, Hart obtained one of four spots to compete for Team Canada only at that 12 months’s World Championship in Innsbruck, Austria, Nov. 14-15. Dupuis, Mercier and Mitch Hewitt of Scotch Creek, B.C. will join Hart regarding the group. Hewitt, the defending champion with four brands, slipped to 4th after suffering a disqualification when you look at the final Hot Saw control.

“Full credit to Stirling Hart, who’s a rising celebrity within sport, ” stated Team Canada mentor Gerry Rizzo. “The best of top arrive at contend inside STIHL Timbersports Series. We will be sending an extremely powerful staff Canada to participate at this year’s World Championship.”

Results from Sunday’s action:

1. Stirling Hart, Maple Ridge, B.C. 34
2. Marcel Dupuis, Memramcook, N.B. 31
3. JP Mercier, St-Etienne, Que. 31
4. Mitch Hewitt, Scotch Creek, B.C. 30
5. Cecil Starr, Sebright, Ont. 30
6. Donald Lambert, St-Gilles, Que. 22
7. Nick Russell, Port McNeil, B.C. 21
8. Karl Bischoff, Kamploops, B.C. 14

The STIHL Timbersports Series is initiated worldwide while the major-league of lumberjack recreations, with a huge worldwide fan-base after competitive events reside and on TV. The sport originated in Canada where lumberjacks held regional tournaments to look for the most useful of their profession. In the long run these examinations of strength and skill developed to an expert level plus in 1985 1st STIHL Timbersports Series Championships were held. In Canada, STIHL Timbersports features regularly cultivated from a niche sport in the lumberjack neighborhood to a National Tour with over 15 tournaments from east to west.