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Lumberjack shows 'Channel the Flannel'


Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

LOGAN ALDEN, left, and Charlie Fenton compete in the logrolling portion of the Timberworks Lumberjack Show Friday during of Stormy Kromer's "Channel the Flannel" Summer Bash, held at Jacquart Fabric Products in the Ironwood Industrial Park.

IRONWOOD - Wood chips and sawdust were flying Friday outside Jacquart Fabric Products' Stormy Kromer facility as lumberjacks competed in various races as part of a "Channel the Flannel" Summer Bash.

Lumberjacks Logan Alden and Charlie Fenton, with the Hayward-based Timberworks Lumberjack Show, competed in a series of challenges - including ax throwing, a springboard chop, speed climbing and log rolling.

Emcee Dave Weatherhead divided the audience into "camps," giving them a lumberjack to root for in each of the three shows held Friday, and providing a running commentary throughout the compe...

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