- 06.02.2016 -

Tradition meets Passion: OCHSENKOPF is the official supplier of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series

Remscheid, 02. Juni 2016 – When the world’s best lumberjacks measure their strength, OCHSENKOPF must not be missed. This traditional manufacturer which stands for perfection and safety in forestry, carpentry and sports axes, is also in this year again - and thus for the 15th time - the official supplier of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS ® Series in Germany.

"We are very pleased to know that OCHSENKOPF one of the leading and most traditional axe manufacturers stands as a supplier on our side - and has been since 2002," explains Christin Rathke, coordinator of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series in Germany. "Because our athletes can rely one hundred percent on the quality and safety of sports axes by OCHSENKOPF."

Endurance test for man and equipment

"The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS ® SERIES are a demanding endurance test for men and equipment. Therefore, it is an honor for us and a confirmation of the outstanding quality of our products that we were able to support this great competition for such a long time, "says Michael Hilger, Brand Manager OCHSENKOPF.

The premier class in tree felling sport and -sawing started into the new season on May 21, in the grounds of the Neandertal Road Stop in Mettmann. the competition series started with the Amarok Cup with two knockouts. 20 athletes gave their best with axe and saw. In the end often fractions of a second decided over victory or defeat - and only the top finishers qualified for the German championships.

Razor sharp axes for the best of the best

Professional sport lumberjacks, including Dirk Braun, the 7-times German Champion and twice the European champion, appreciate especially the Sportaxt OX 44H with a hand forged head of high-quality, alloyed special steel and a razor sharp training edge for softwood. The unbreakable Kuhfuß hickory handle provides maximum safety. It lies good in the hand and thanks to the proven triple-wedge technology the axe head and shaft are particularly securely connected.



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