Top Story: Tree-climbers compete

Tree-climbing arborists to
compete at Purdue for state title

By Keith Robinson
September 16, 2011

Professional tree climbers will compete Sept. 24 in the Indiana Arborist Association's Tree Climbing Championship at Purdue University for the right to represent the state in an international contest.

The competition at Squirrel Park at the corner of Airport Road and state Route 26 will begin at 8 a.m. EST. It will feature 15-20 climbers, mostly from Indiana but including others from surrounding states who will use the occasion to practice for their state competitions. Only members of the Indiana group can compete for the Indiana title.

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