Full Name: Roger Gilman
Where do you currently live? Marlborough, New Zealand
Company Name: Marlborough Tree Care
Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc): Climbing Arborist.
How Long have you worked in this industry? 7years (Including study)
Favorite climbing system? Roperunner for life!
What is your favorite tree?
Can’t beat a big open Red gum (eucalyptus camaldulensis)
Highest tree you have climbed? 76 meter Blue Gum
Have you had any close calls?
If yes, what happened? I fell 4 meters out of a Gleditsia due to a slippery friction hitch.
What is your hidden talent?
I give great hugs & jump out of airplanes.
When you’re not climbing trees what are your other interest/hobbies.?
On the rare occasion that I’m not up a tree, I like to play my bass guitar, keep fit in the gym & jam to some Reggae!