Called ‘Woodchop’ for short this sport has been around for hundreds of years and is recorded amongst several cultures. In wood chopping competitions, skilled participants attempt to be the first to cut or saw through a log or other block of wood.
Conducted by the Tasmanian Axemen’s Association (Southern Division) Wood Chopping events are conducted annually at the Royal Hobart Regatta. Attracting a large following 70 ‘Axemen’ compete annually across various categories.
Important: Governance of wood chopping events is subject to the rules and bi-laws of the Tasmanian Axemen’s Association, Southern Division.