Edmundston, NB, 04/27/2013

STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Eastern Qualifier

Official Results

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For immediate release

The Salon de la foret hosted the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Eastern Qualifier yesterday in Edmundston, New Brunswick. Twenty-three athletes competing in the Women's, Rookie and Pro division were in attendance for this important leg of the Canadian STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Tour.
After 6 events and lots of wood chopped and sawn, the results are:

Pro Division:
1 – Donald Lambert, St. Gilles, QC
2 – Cecil Starr, Sebright, ON
3 – Marcel Dupuis, Memramcook, NB
4 – J.P. Mercier – St. Etienne de Lauzon, QC

These 4 athletes will move forward to the Canadian Final in Chase, BC on July 13th, 2013, to fight for the Canadian Champion title and a spot in the Canadian Team that will represent the country at the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS World Championship in Stuttgart, Germany this fall.

Rookie Division:

The newly established Rookie Division was a total success with the participation of 7 talented young athletes from the Maritime Provinces and Quebec. After 4 events, the results are:

1 – Nathan Cumberland
2 – Ben Cumberland
3 – Geoff Larkin

Nathan Cumberland will be moving to the Canadian Rookie Final in Chase BC.

We thank the town of Edmundston, NB, the Salon de la foret, the Maritime Lumberjack Association, organizers. Athletes, staff and volunteers for making this event a huge success!

For more information about this press release, please contact Gerry Rozo – gerry.rozo@stihl.ca