Chainsaw racing competition is for qualified forestry professionals only who go head to head to find the best in the business.
Waiariki Polytechnic Chainsaw Skills Course
Teams of 6 loggers will compete in this specially set up chainsaw skills course which is developed to mimic the setting expected in the logging industry.
The crews will attempt to fit a bar & chain, test several cutting techniques, delimb a pole and split logs in a race setting against other teams.
In 2010 this competition was introduced on Sunday at Prideaux Park and the crews braved the torrid conditions in what is a fine attraction to watch. This year you can watch these races on Sunday 4th September.
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