In the 1970s, a professional skills competition for forestry workers was created that tested five disciplines based on their daily work:
The 31. World Logging Championships will take place in Brienz (Switzerland) from September 10th to 13th.
The competition focuses on how well participants can handle a chain saw. They are evaluated on their speed, accuracy and safety in each discipline. A few tenths of a millimeter often mean the difference between victory and defeat.
STIHL supports the World Logging Championships at both the national and international levels.