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WLC 2018 Starts August 2nd!
The 33rd World Logging Championships will begin in Lillehammer, Norway on August 2, with more than 100 loggers participating this year for the World Logging Championship title. New for this round of the WLC is a seperate women's class, in which one woman from each country can compete. Women still have the possibility to compete in the regular elite and junior class.
Husqvarna will once again be participating with our competitors using the 576 XP, 572 XP and 372 XP championship chainsaws to compete in their challenges!
As always, the WLC will be divided into different individual disciplines plus the exciting team relay race, which are inspired by the same procedures as the professionals exercise in their everyday work. These include tree felling, fitting another chain, bucking by combined cuts, precision bucking and limbing.
Join us for three days of competition to crown this year’s Logging Champions of the World.
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Team Husqvarna wins gold in 4 out of 5 disciplines at 2016 World Logging Championships!
In the recent 2016 World Logging Championships (WLC), four loggers who used Husqvarna chainsaws set one world record in tree felling, and won four gold medals. The medals were won by loggers representing the Netherlands, France, Estonia and United Kingdom.
Meet the Champion, with the World Champion Saw
WLC, the World Logging Championship, is arranged every two years when professional elite loggers from around the world compete in five
different events: precision felling, changing saw chain, precision sawing with two different methods and limbing.
3 Questions with Lasse Strandell
Lars is a multiple medalist at World Logging Championships (WLC) and has more than 30 years of experience in logging. With such expertise, it’s no wonder he is Team Husqvarna’s 2016 WLC coach.
Meet one of our youngest champions, Anton Petersson, 19 years
Anton is part of the team of competitors who are under 24 years of age. See what he has to say about his chances at this year’s World Logging Championships (WLC).
Husqvarna X-Cut: Designing a better saw chain
For the first time, there are original Husqvarna saw chains, and they are made where it all once started – in Huskvarna, Sweden. Why, you might wonder. Well, the story actually starts at the end. Through all our research and development, making your output the highest possible has been the overarching goal.
Smooth and sharp: Professionals try the new Husqvarna X-Cut saw chain
Tagging along with professionals as they test Husqvarna products in real environments is the most exciting way to see if our efforts have paid off. In the case of the new X-Cut saw chain, however, the excitement may have been mixed with a certain nervousness on the part of the test managers. Would this wholly new product for Husqvarna gain the acceptance of hard-working loggers and arborists?
Tools to use
It’s all about the output: Introducing the Husqvarna X-Cut saw chain
The Husqvarna X-Cut is the world’s first original Husqvarna saw chain. It’s designed for a single purpose: to optimize the performance of your Husqvarna chainsaw – and thereby maximize your output. This is how it works.