Much more than just playing with axes, the Nevada Loggers

Patrick McNabb visits with the Nevada Loggers to understand what they get out of practicing so-called timber sports.

New members look on as club treasurer Vanessa Arias demonstrates how to throw an axe. The Nevada Loggers have a practice field next to the Nevada Agriculture Greenhouse Complex. Photo by Patrick McNabb.
Lewis rips the chainsaw to life, with chainsaw chaps on and ear plugs in. Without a safety coordinator, the club would not have access to the correct PPE or tools to participate in competition. Photo by Patrick McNabb.
Lewis posed with me for a photo before instructing new members. Photo by Patrick McNabb.
Vanessa Arias is focused while practicing the double buck event. Photo by Patrick McNabb.

Reporting by Patrick McNabb for the Reynolds Sandbox

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