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Lumberjack is a sport in which the participants put their logging skills to test. Lumberjack events have several types of competitions for chopping, cutting, logging and several other disciplines.

The most popular lumberjack event is the Lumberjack World Championship, an international annual event held in Hayward, Wisconsin, which sees participants form countries like Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The event features four different competitions for women, nine different competitions for men, and three team competitions. Some of the competitions are:

The other major competitions for the sport are, World Logging Championship and the Stihl Timbersports Series.

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