The World’s First Track vs. Tree Challenge

tags Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Iwan Thomas, pole climbing
A gravity defying pole climbing record holder stunned sprint star Harry Aikines-Aryeetey in the world’s first Track vs. Tree challenge. Harry, fresh from winning bronze at the European Championships, ran 100 metres on the track whilst Grant Gallier, pole climbing record holder, scaled a 25 metre pole in a stunning bid to travel faster than the star sprinter – vertically! Both event’s fastest times come in at around 10 seconds, setting up a nail biting finish.
23 September 2014

The 2014 World Pole Climbing Championships

tags Chainsaw, Forest, forest and garden, Husqvarna
The world’s greatest pole climbers are back to tackle the towering 25 meter vertical wooden poles at the World Pole Climbing Championships. World records are on the line as experienced and new competitors aim to scale the pole faster than Usain Bolt can run a flat 100 (his world record stands at 9.58 seconds!). The championships are sure to prove a heart racing event as climbers chase for the coveted number one spot.
01 September 2014

Husqvarna enters the arena of connected outdoor power products

The landscaping business is about to become connected. Utilizing sensors on outdoor power products and the operators, landscaping businesses and their landscaping teams will get improved control of up-time, machine handling, vibration reports, all in the name of safer and more productive landscaping operations. Starting in August, a beta period of the solution kicks off in seven countries.
22 July 2014

Climbing to the top with Husqvarna

tags Chainsaw, Husqvarna, Landscaping
Remember climbing trees as a child? Some people keep on climbing and become arborists. An arborist knows everything there is to know about trees and works hard to keep them in good shape. One person who is thoroughly familiar with arboriculture challenges is former World Champion and tenfold Australian Champion, Kiah Martin. She is a Victorian arborist based in Melbourne, but she travels nationwide for work and industry events. We asked her why she chose to become an arborist.
03 July 2014