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W.Va. lumberjack, US team finish 2nd at world lumberjack event
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, October 31, 2013 1:28 PM EDT
West Virginia lumberjack Matt Cogar has finished in second place at a world championship event.
Cogar's father, Paul, and cousin, Arden Cogar Jr., also were on the five-member U.S. team that finished second in the team relay event. Their time of 54 seconds was a U.S. team record. New Zealand finished first by a half second.
The Stihl Timbersports Series World Championship was held last weekend in Stuttgart, Germany.
Paul and Matt Cogar live in the Webster County community of Diana. Arden Cogar Jr. is an attorney from West Hamlin.