A Lewisburg woman will compete in the Stihl Timbersports U.S. Championship next weekend.
The top-20 male, top-12 female, and top-8 rookie lumberjack sports athletes in the country will compete for the champion title, including Lewisburg’s own Amber Auld.
Auld is competing in the Women’s Pro division of the contest, where competitors will go head-to-head using razor sharp axes and high-powered chainsaws produced by Stihl in six thrilling disciplines: the underhand chop, stock saw, standing block chop, single buck, springboard chop and hot saw.
The U.S. championship returns to Simmons Bank Arena in Little Rock, Ark., on July 22-23.
The 2022 U.S. Championship event schedule is as follows:
Friday, July 22
12 p.m. CDT: 2022 Rookie U.S. Championship
3 p.m. CDT: 2022 Men’s U.S. Championship – Semi-Finals (Pool A)
6 p.m. CDT: 2022 Men’s U.S. Championship – Semi-Finals (Pool B)
Saturday, July 23
3 p.m. CDT: 2022 Women’s U.S. Championship
6 p.m. CDT: 2022 Men’s U.S. Championship – Finals
Fans can watch via livestream on the Stihl Timbersports Facebook and YouTube channels.