The Ringers

  • Kubbathon – Halftime Report
    I’ve been playing kubb for the last 18 hours, and I can already say that the kubbathon has been a success. I had many goals, and they’ve all been met in one way or another. But there have been other benefits. Friends that I haven’t seen for months, and ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-04-01
  • Kubb on the Confluence: a Manifesto
    a declaration of a two day kubb project and a new challenge for the world’s longest consecutive kubb friendly the confluence Where the Eau Claire River runs into the Chippewa, there are Bald Eagles in the trees. I love bald eagles, and I love the rivers. I want people to ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-03-25
  • Kubbathon
    Greetings kubb world. That’s you, reading something here on Planet Kubb. I want to introduce you to a new challenge. The Kubbathon. You know how awesome kubb is, and you know that this game can help other people. And you know that the best way to get someone to love ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-03-24
  • Kubbin’ to Kick Cancer
    In the midst of Radiation treatments for Prostate Cancer, Dave made the roadtrip to Kasson to play more kubb. When Dave heard of this Tournament being held, he signed up immediately. What could be more appropriate? It was basically his life motto as the name of a Tournament. I wasn’t ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-03-23
  • Tri-Loppet Tournament
    Third. And Colton looks over to wonder “why don’t those dudes have shirts on?” The Ringers sent two two-person teams to Minneapolis for the Minnesota Kubb tri-loppet tournament. Dave played with Colton, and Aaron with Sy. It was a great day for Kubb. Dave and Colton took out Aaron and ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-03-23
  • Madison Midsommar 2013
    The windiest tournament in North America. That’s what I call the Madison Midsommar. In a beautiful park in our State Capital, this tourney is on my shortlist every year. Once again, the stars aligned and made it possible for me to perform in another tournament. This time with my good ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2014-03-23
  • Midwest Championship in Rockford 2013
    One of our favorite tournaments to play is also one of the furthest from us – the Swedish Historical Society tournament in Downtown Rockford, Illinois. Our first shot at the Rockford Tournament was in 2011, and it was a successful trip for us. We won, and it was even more surprising ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2013-09-23
  • the Gift
    In Mid-February the Ringers were hit with some surprising news. Our senior member was diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. We promptly scheduled a healing trip to Zihuatanejo, you know, the Mexican beach idealized in the movie Shawshank Redemption. The kubb set was already packed. Everything is gonna be ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2013-09-23
  • Minnesota Kubb Loppet Tournament
    Fresh off of my trip to Guatemala and Honduras in January, I had no expectations that I would have time to play in a Kubb Tournament in February. And I hadn’t touched a baton in over a month. But enough pressure from my partner, and an offer for someone to ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2013-08-12
  • Kubb Hiatus
    I learned how to play kubb from Eric Anderson in roughly 2007. He was a regular customer at the co+op I started, and we had a great location with a perfect kubb pitch across the street. We called it “peace park” and it was the site of numerous Kubb Friendlies. ... read more
    Source: The RingersPublished on 2013-08-11