DEAR ABBY, CONGRATS! LOVE, MOM

May 28, 2016

Dear Abby, No, I’m not looking for advice… I’m just writing to congratulate you on being a member of the 2016 Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal “Women in Business” honorees!  As your co-worker and mom, I know how deserving you are of this award.

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CELEBRATING 5 YEARS & 500 KEY LOGS

February 27, 2016

Five years ago, Key Log Rolling® president, Abby Hoeschler, was cross-country skiing with her dad, Jay, when they crossed paths with two men on the Birkie ski trail in Hayward, Wisconsin.  "It was a random meeting on a ski trail,"  laughed Abby, "but it proved to be one of those moments you never forget.”

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MINNEAPOLIS LOG ROLLING CLUB LAUNCHES FIRST TOURNAMENT

February 10, 2016

The Minneapolis Log Rolling Club (MLRC) is only six months old but it’s already jumping feet first into hosting its first log rolling tournament. The 1st Annual Twin Cities Indoor Open will be staged on March 13th at the Eden Prairie Community Center, featuring beginning and intermediate regional log rollers.

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LOG ROLLING'S ROAD TO OLYMPIC STATUS, PART 1

January 24, 2016

When we launched Key Log Rolling® in 2011, we were confident about two things: 1) the historic sport had the right stuff to become a nationally and internationally-recognized Olympic sport, and 2) the main thing holding the sport back back was “the log, stupid”.  Heavy red cedar logs were/are difficult to source, challenging to move, and expensive to transport.  Due to agricultural restrictions, it’s almost impossible to ship raw logs across national borders. It was clear that the world

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We're Rolling into  Épinal, France!

We're Rolling into Épinal, France!

December 01, 2014

"Our hope is that, within the year, more Key Logs will hop the pond and set the foundation for organizing European Log Rolling championships within a few years."

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