2010 Competitors

Derek Knutson

March 29, 1986

Hayward, Wis.



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.

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