Shana Verstegen   Co-owner of Madison Log Rolling, Shana has been involved in log rolling since 1987. She holds many amateur, semi-professional, and professional log rolling titles, and is a four-time log rolling and two-time boom running WORLD champion. She is a Great Outdoor Games and ESPN STIHL Timbersports Series Gold Medalist. A graduate of UW with a major in Kinesiology, she is the fitness director at Supreme Health and Fitness in Madison, WI, and a Master Instructor for the American Council on Exercise  TRX Training and Under Armour.  For more info visit:  http://www.shanaverstegen.com
  Olivia Judd   Co-owner of Madison Log Rolling, Olivia has been log rolling since 1998. She is currently ranked as one of the top 8 elite women log rollers. She holds many amateur titles including amateur world champion, and is a semi-pro world champion. Olivia has appeared on ESPN and ESPN2, competing in the Great Outdoor Games and in the STIHL Timbersports Series Boom Run event. She has co-taught the Madison Logrolling program with Shana since 2005.
  Jackie Steinhauer   Jackie has been with the Madison Log Rolling program since 2007 and instructing since 2010. Jackie competes in the Adult Sport division, often times beating the much larger men! Her high-energy positive spirit makes her a natural teacher! Jackie graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Biology. She is the owner of Aerial Bliss pole studio and proud mom of Layna.
  Amber Scarborough   Amber has been log rolling since 1999 and currently rolls at a professional level. A coach with Madison Log Rolling since 2008, Amber is a manger for the program. She will be studying for her masters degree in English in the UK this year. She enjoys reading, obsessing over cats and perfecting her winged eyeliner.
Photo Credit: Richard Magnone
  Spencer Wilkinson   Currently a student at Memorial High School, Spencer has been training with Madison Log Rolling since 2009 and is the current semi-professional world champion. During the off-season spencer loves to snowboard, skateboard and unicycle.
  Peter Verstegen   Although fairly new to lumberjack sports (he competed in his first contest in the Summer of 2011) Peter is a veteran coach and fitness professional.  A certified lifeguard and swim instructor, Peter has worked with children and adults in the sports of diving and swimming at the Middleton Pool and Supreme Health and Fitness.  Athletically he is an experienced diver and 2-time Ironman Wisconsin finisher.  Professionally he is a personal trainer and massage therapist at Supreme Health and Fitness in Madison.
  Ceili Cordero   Ceili has been log rolling at lake Wingra since 2010 and currently competes in the Semi Pro division.  A sophomore at Clemson University, she is studying vocal performance and hopes to become a music therapist.  Outside of logrolling Ceili enjoys music, going out with friends, and her dog Coco.
  Samara Eltahir   Samara has rolled with Madison Log Rolling since 2010 and currently rolls in the Semi-Pro division. She is entering her final year as a student at the University of Minnesota where she is earning a degree in Youth Studies. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, trying new recipes, and spending her summer evenings at the lake.
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