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Bartow nets third title

Big slip for Hart in speed climb championship

Updated: August 29, 2010, 10:49 PM ET
By Joel Shangle | STIHLTIMBERSPORTS.com

SALEM, Ore. -- Climbers scrambling up the 60-foot speed-climb tree at the 2010 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS SERIES Championship don't have much time to focus on anything except making it up and back as fast as humanly possible. But about halfway through the championship race on Sunday, Brian Bartow heard something that was music to his ears: "BIG slip by Stirling Hart!"

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That call by event announcer Steve "Lurch" Scott said it all as Bartow finished in 11.73 to ...

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