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Tree Climbing Championship Competition at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Tree Climbing Championship Competition at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

NYSA held a Tree Climbing Championship Competition at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on October 18 to qualify for the 2015 ITCC, which will be held March 21-22, 2015 in Tampa, FL.

The top three finishers of our 2012, 2013 & 2014 Masters’ Challenger were invited to compete with a chance to compete in Tampa. The competitors were:

  • Davi Ariza, Padilla Tree, Bronx
  • Brian Krawczyk, Birchcrest Tree & Landscape, Webster
  • Jorge Obando, Birchcrest Tree & Landscape, Savona
  • Jeremy Passinault, Birchcrest Tree & Landscape, Webster
  • Lawrence Schultz, Central Park Conservancy, Brooklyn
  • Sebastian Slizowski, Greenpoint Tree Service Inc., Carmel

Brian Krawczyk of Birchcrest Tree & Landscape was the overall winner and will represent New York State at the ITCC in March. Congratulations Brian and good luck in Tampa.

We thank Chris Roddick, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, its staff and volunteers, as well as the volunteers from the chapter who made this event possible.

Source: Share Tree Notes – Winter 2015 (download full version)