Bakkies, the lumberjack?

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Vienna - Former Springbok and Toulon players Bakkies Botha and Danie Rossouw have tried their hand at a new trade: as lumberjacks.

The pair were in Austria this week to try their hands at wood-chopping as part of their endorsement agreement with the BLASER brand, a firearms manufacturer.

The pair seemed happy to get busy cutting timber, however they stopped short of wearing Lederhosen, the knee length breeches that are a national traditional form of dress in Austria and Germany.

Bakkies Botha included this pictures in Austria along with the following message:

"Time to cut some timber in Austria. Doing extras. BLESSINGS."

"What an amazing weekend in Germany and Austria with BLASER. BLESSINGS."

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