Log rolling is a lumberjack competition in which participants attempt to balance on a floating log for a longer period of time than their opponent. The two competitors stand at opposite sides of the log, and attempt to cause the other person to fall off the log while retaining their own balance. Participants can use a variety of tactics to cause their opponent to fall, such as kicking the log, running quickly and stopping abruptly, or moving in a different direction. In some competitive tournaments, matches are scored based on a best-of-five format; the participant who is able to remain on the log longer than three competitors will advance to the next round until only one participant remains. The logs used in competition are usually standardized to 3.7m to 4.0m in length and 30cm to 40cm in diameter.
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