Mac woodsmen/women chop their way to success at UNB
The Mac varsity woodsmen and women started the season off with solid performances despite many new faces on the teams this year!
The teams competed as champions, keeping their focus all day no matter how their previous events went.
The Women’s A team finished 2nd overall among a strong 8 teams of women. One of the highlights was placing 1st in team crosscut with a never seen before time of 22.09 seconds! They also placed 1st in pole climb (Lea Taillandier, her first ever competition), 2nd in team pulp toss, horizontal chop (Leslie Mackinnon and Kathryn Landry), vertical chop (Danielle Duquette and Andréanne La Salle), water boil (Kathryn Landry), super swede saw (Andréanne La Salle) and single buck (Danielle Duquette), and 3rd in team swede saw.
Men’s A team finished 3rd overall in a very competitive field of 12 teams. They placed first in quarter split (Victor Labelle and Jonathan Salama-Siroishka) and pole climb (Victor Labelle), 2nd in team crosscut, team swede saw, vertical chop (Vincent Desaulniers Brousseau and Gregory Dupont), single buck (Thomas Klaassen) and accuracy cut (Jonathan Salama-Siroishka), and 3rd in water boil (Brogan Keenan).
Men’s B team, composed of new athletes only, finished 9th overall for their first competition! They had an overall very good day and got some very outstanding results, placing 3rd in vertical chop (Alex Ratté and Jeremy Chevalley) and single buck (Jeremy Chevally).
They are training hard for their next competition at Fleming on November 2nd!