10 Nov 2017

New Zealand's winning Timbersports team

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 10 November 2017

The New Zealand timbersports team became world champions earlier this week in Norway. So what is timbersports?

Team New Zealand competes during the Team Competition of the Stihl Timbersports World Championships at the Hakons Hall in Lillehammer, Norway on November 3, 2017.

Team New Zealand competes during the Team Competition of the Stihl Timbersports World Championships at the Hakons Hall in Lillehammer, Norway on November 3, 2017. Photo: Photo by Sebastian Marko//Limex Images

Exactly as it sounds - a sport dedicated to all things timber, a series of logging competitions comprised of chopping, sawing and of course, axes.

We speak to one of the team members, Adam Lowe.

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