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March 5, 2021

Josh chips off a win at Bruns woodchop

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woodchop1401150153-thumbHe’s not exactly built like a tank, but champion woodchopper Josh Adamson has his swing down to a tee. And that’s because Adamson is a professional golfer from the Qld folk-town of Woodford.

On Saturday, at the annual Brunswick Heads Woodchop Carnival, he took out the 325mm standing block final, came second in the 325mm underhand Australian Championship and second in the 300mm Tree championship.

Photos Jeff Dawson


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