The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship, the international season final of the elite division of logger sports returns to Stuttgart at the Porsche Arena on November 11 and 12. Over 100 athletes from more than 20 nations will battle to crown the 2016 World Champions in the Team and Individual divisions.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series consists of six disciplines, three using an axe – Springboard, Standing Block Chop and Underhand Chop – and three using a saw – Stock Saw, Single Buck and Hot Saw. Most of the disciplines have evolved from traditional forestry techniques and have been practiced for over 150 years. The program for Stuttgart includes both Team and Individual competitions.
Participating countries: Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Canada, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, USA.