Posts Tagged ‘competitive tree climbing’

The 2012 Utah Tree Climbing Championship was fantastic!

Friday, June 1st, 2012

We had an amazing group of competitors this year. CONGRATULATIONS TO:

 

Master Challenge Climb Winners

1st – Mark Malmstrom, Total Tree Care
2nd – Nick Bleckert, Trees Inc.
3rd – Johnny Dallinga, Trees Inc.
4th – Chad Morgan, Trees Inc.

Five Individual Event Winners

Aerial Rescue – Mark Malmstrom, Total Tree Care
Belayed Speed Climb – Desmond Grogran, Trees Inc.
Footlock – Johnny Dallinga, Trees Inc.
Throw Ball – Chad Morgan, Trees Inc.
Work Climb – Nick Bleckert, Trees Inc.


To review the final scores, please go to our website at http://www.utahurbanforest.org and look in the Latest News section.

There was an article in the Standard Examiner about the tree climb and it is available at http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/05/19/layton-hosts-utahs-championship-tree-climbing-competition

A very sincere thank you to all the climbers, judges, volunteers and sponsors – your hard work and dedication provided an outstanding tree climbing event!

Utah Tree Climbing Competition

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Here is a video from a while back about a tree climbing competition Mark Malmstrom, owner of Total Tree Care, competed in. The skills Mark and his crew use every day are applicable to these competitions. Watch for a short interview clip with Mark at about the 2:25 point.