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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:

Logging competition

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

Raffle winners

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