underhand chop

underhand chop

n
(Forestry) NZ (in an axemen's competition) a chop where the axeman stands on the log, which is placed on the ground. Compare standing chop
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He began well in the Underhand Chop, setting a personal best time and beating European champion Martin Komarek from the Czech Republic.
Lining up against champions from Europe, USA, Canada and Australia, Scott will compete in four disciplines that will test his strength and precision - stock saw, underhand chop, single buck and standing block chop.
The underhand chop and the standing chop are performed by both men and women.