Celebrating lumberjack skills in new team sport

One of the events at the Timberlympics on Tuesday, May 21, was the Jack and Jill crosscut saw. photo submitted

WARREN — Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield held and hosted the first Timberlympics on Tuesday, May 21.  

Wamogo (which serves students in Warren, Morris and Goshen) is the first high school in Connecticut to form a timber team. The first season began in 2010 with four team members. This season’s team consists of 58 members. The coaches are Shannon Strong, Chris Brittain, Phil Demetri and Ann Sherwood.

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