Logging Days competition winners announced
Legends and Logging Days 2009 welcomed thousands of onlookers thrilled to see the battle of the chainsaw sculptors and giant logs became works of art before their eyes.
Then, the crowd was treated to the skill of world record holding loggers in competition at 11 different challenges.
Here are the results of the competitions:
Springboard chop: Kyle Lemon
Women's underhand chop: Nancy Zalewski
Women's single crosscut: Denise Ott
Men's underhand chop: Kyle Lemon
Men's standing block: Warrick Hallett
Jack and Jill sawing: Mike Sullivan and Nancy Zalewski
Jack and Jill underhand chop: Mike Sullivan and Nancy Zalewski
Men's single crosscut: Mike Sullivan
Hot saw: Mike Sullivan
Axe throw: Gus Carlson
Doubles crosscut sawing: Dave and Leif Johnson
Golden Chainsaw Sculpting competition qualifier
Overall winner master chainsaw sculptor: Jim Denkins
Legends and Logging Days raffle winners were:
Chainsaw donated by Sleeping Fawn Resort and Campground/Isle O Dreams Lodge: Mel Hochstatter, Park Rapids
Downtown Business Association Wagon of Goodies: Jane Johnson, Park Rapids
Quilt donated by Monika's: Brian Bills, Carry, Pa.
Carved bench donated by Ross Olsen: Kathy Yliniemi, Osage