The world's number one lumber sports competition


The biggest and best series of international wood chopping, STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series has established itself worldwide as the prestigious major league of lumberjack sports, with a massive global fan base following live events and on TV.

Athletes compete in a variety of disciplines based on traditional logging skills to determine the best all-around lumberjack. Disciplines include Hot Saw, Single Buck, Springboard Chop, Standing Block Chop, Stock Saw and Underhand Chop.

With roots in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand, the series calls upon the best athletes to compete across 6 Disciplines across the world and test their strength, endurance and technical ability with an axe and a chainsaw.

From humble beginnings in Tasmania in the late 1890s, woodchopping competitions have grown to world-wide acclaim across oceans to the Americas, Europe and Japan to large scale World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany in 2013, attracting live audiences of 10,000 people.

The passion, energy and atmosphere at STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series is something to be experienced while witnessing the strength and prowess of these athletes at the top of their game.