Freeworker in mourning – On the death of Hubert Kowalewski

End of June we received the sad news that Hubert Kowalewski, mastermind of ART, has passed away. Many in the tree climbing community already knew that the revolutionist of tree climbing had been suffering from severe depression for a long time. The news of Hubert’s suicide causes Freeworker deep sorrow. For many years we have been closely connected with the tinkerer and inventor. » read more

European Tree Climbing Championship 2019 – Belgium rocks the ETCC on the island of Rügen

Europe’s best tree climbers met in the picturesque castle park of Putbus on Rügen for the European tree climbing championship. After two interesting and great days at ETCC 2019, the Belgian starters and a series winner triumphed. » read more

German Tree climbing championship 2019 – Long days in Ingolstadt

68 starters, only six females of them, in the preliminary round and eight participants in the Masters on two days, the schedule for the 26th German Tree Climbing Championship was tightly timed. The competition days beside a lake in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, were correspondingly long. The » read more

Protos® Integral Customer Edition – Do what you want!

You got your own look? Your company has its own design with logo? No problem! Our experienced and creative Freeworker team will design your individual Protos® Integral according to your wishes. Of course, there are some guidelines to consider so that the helmet continues to » read more

„Baumpflegetage“ 2019: Highlights and novelties

For some years now, the trade fair held parallel to the trade conference and the climbing forum at the „Baumpflegetage“ has been a fixed date of the year for manufacturers and producers from the arboriculture sector. In Augsburg they present their novelties and further developments » read more

Berger – perfect technology since 1919

Julius Berger GmbH & Co KG from Wuppertal has been manufacturing high-quality cutting tools for professionals in gardening, agriculture and forestry for 100 years. From the tool wholesale of the early years, a medium-sized company has developed which is represented worldwide. Wherever plants and woods » read more

Chainsaw protection trousers for Arborists

When working with chainsaws, the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of a tree climber includes not only helmet, harness, climbing system and lanyard, but also chainsaw protection clothing. PPE protects health, saves lives and is required by law. The central element of the chainsaw protection clothing » read more

Freeworker – 20 years partner for arborists

If the sausages are sizzling on the grill, nobody can resist! On the meanwhile traditional barbecue evenings during a big course week of the Münchner Baumkletterschule (Munich tree climbing school) all course participants and instructors sit together at the barbecue in front of the freeworker » read more