Hand crosscut saw racing is a lumberjack competition in which participants use a manual saw to cut through a log in the fastest time possible. A number of variations exist: single competitor (called "single buck"); unisex pairs ("double buck"), in which the partner stand on opposite sides of the log and work the saw in unison; and co-ed pairs (“Jack and Jill”), which is one of the most popular spectator events at lumberjack competitions. Logs are typically white pine with a diameter of 50cm, and participants are permitted to make starting cut in which to place the saw before the timer begins.
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