Minneapolis, MN - Key Log Rolling (http://www.keylogrolling.com) is happy to announce that Emily Ward has joined the company as Director of National Sales and Program Development. Ms.
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.
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.”
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 bor
Maybe some day! For over a century, log rolling has been a regionalized sport, enjoyed by a small group of enthusiasts residing in the northern sectors of North America where the sport originated. It has enjoyed the benefits of an organized world championships since 1926 but as every world log rolling champion will admit, that world is very small.
The same year that we launched Key Log Rolling®, our famly moved to a cabin on Little Spider Lake in Hayward, Wisconsin. It was a homecoming of sorts, back to a lakes region with many memories for generations of the Scheer-Hoeschler family. My grandparents were early resort pioneers, coming to the area in the early 1920s, shortly after the lumberjacks had cleared the great white pine forests.
"You have made my dreams come true!! Log Rolling in San Diego?!?!?!!"