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2010 Competitors

Name
Derek Knutson

Birthday
March 29, 1986

Hometown
Hayward, Wis.

Height
6'0"

Weight
190

Occupation
Lumberjack entertainment (Scheer's Lumberjack Shows)

Favorite event
Speed climb

Training routine
Climb six to seven times a day and jog along with some weight training.

What titles have you earned?
I finally won the 2009 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series U.S. Speed Climb Championship title after placing second in 2007 and 2008.

Hobbies
Hunting, fishing, hockey and golf

Interesting fact
I grew up around lumberjack sports and my mom and uncle actually got me into the sport at a very young age.

What other professional sport could you see yourself playing? Why?
Professional Bow Hunter for Mathews, I Love to Bow Hunt there is very few things that give me the thrill of speed climbing or taking a monster buck with a bow.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?
I would like to travel through Europe, lots of interesting history.

If you could attend any sporting event, what would it be? What teams/players would be playing?
Stanely Cup, Penguins