September 26, 2009 | 8:53 p.m. CDT
The underhand chop is one of four events in the STIHL Timbersports Collegiate Series. Competitors swing the ax over their head and down onto the log between their feet, continually changing the pattern of cutting. Time ends when the log is split in half.

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