Alsace: women compete in the French sports logging championship

A women’s sport logging competition took place in Alsace on Saturday 20 August. Coming from Germany, Italy, Switzerland and France, the competitors competed in five events in Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines (Haute-Vienne).

For Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines (Haute-Vienne), on Saturday 20 August, the chainsaws ring and the tension rises for Julia Meyer, 18. Native Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, participates in its second official competition of registration. “In general I stress a lot and then I can’t get off to a good start”she says.

In this competition, the contestants have five trials to complete. While the sticks sharpen the ax blades, the women get ready for the next event: the goal is to then cut as quickly as possible, with an ax, a ridge of 30 centimeters in diameter, as explained by Julien Meyer, president of the association. Sainte-Creuzienne Woodcutter. “I am small and a little thinner than the others, so I compensate above all with the technique”to slide Julia Meyer, who finished sixth in this French championship. A German competitor won the national title.

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