European TCC Operations Committee

The purpose of the European Tree Climbing Championship (ETCC) is to promote safe working practices, demonstrate improvements and innovations in techniques and equipment, and to provide industry recognition to the European public. It is also serves as a medium for climbers and professionals to gather and exchange ideas with one another. The ETCC Operations Committee works with ISA staff and the local host chapter for the planning and management of the ETCC.

Committee Chair

Michel de Temmerman
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
(Belgium Chapter)

Head Judge

Peter Vergote
Temse, Belgium
(Belgium Chapter)

Head Technician

Josua Hundertmark
Hermannsburg, Germany
(Germany chapter)

Sponsorship/Vendor Coordination

Rikard Kihlstrom
Lund, Sweden
(Sweden Chapter)

TCC Strategic Advisor

John Coles
Royse, Buskerud, Norway
(Norway Chapter)
Rip Tompkins
Little Compton, Rhode Island, United States
(New England Chapter)


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