New all-around champion lumberjill

Martha King, right, the 2019 Lumberjack World Championships All-Around Lumberjill, is interviewed by announcer John Hughes.

Several new champions emerged following the final day of competition at the 60th annual Lumberjack World Championships Saturday, Aug. 3, at Lumberjack Bowl in Hayward.

One new world record was set at the three-day event, as Charlie Fenton from Waupaca claimed his fourth men’s boom running title in a record time of 13.09 seconds in Saturday’s finals.

Matt Cogar from Diana, West Virginia, won his second Tony Wise All-Around Lumberjack title and Martha King of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, won her first All-Around Lumberjill title.

Anthony Polentini, 18, of Hartland, Wisconsin, won his first men’s elite logrolling championship, defeating last year’s champion Tanner Hallett of Oconomowoc three falls to one.

Livi Pappadopolous of Holmen won her second consecutive women’s elite logrolling championship, defeating Ellie Davenport of Hudson three falls to one.

Abby Hoeschler Delaney of La Crosse won her fourth women’s boom running championship.

Caleb Graves of Hayward won his first speed climbing titles, claiming first place in both the 60-foot and 90-foot climbs.

Mike Sullivan, age 60, from Colebrook, Connecticut, won his ninth hot saw championship.

Lindsay Daun and David Jewett won the Jack and Jill crosscut sawing championship.

(Copyright © 2019 APG Media)

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