The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event in which competitors toss a
large tapered pole called a "caber". It is normally practised at the Scottish ...
Any throwing style may be used as long as the rules are followed and the style is
... The competitor may take any length of run they wish and may toss the caber ...
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May 30, 2011 ... A traditional Scottish one is 20 feet long and weighs 175lb (roughly) .... He's only
really tossing a small fraction of the weight of the caber, since ...
Caber Toss. The Caber is a tree that has been cut and trimmed down so one end
is slightly wider than the other. It can vary length from 16 to 22 feet and ...
The weights consist of a block of metal attached by a length of chain to a ... A
Women's caber is typically 10 to 16 feet in length and weighs between 40 and
In the caber toss, a full length log, usually made of Scots pine, is stood upright
and lifted by the competitor using both hands under the bottom of the caber to
Sep 16, 2000 ... The dimensions of a caber - or cabar in Gaelic - can vary enormously but the
norm weighs about 150lbs (68kgs), is 18 feet (5.5m) long and ...
Caber Toss. No Scottish games competition is complete without a caber toss.
This special event is practiced by strong men and involves throwing a long
Tossing the caber, a Scottish athletic event consisting in throwing a “caber,” a
straight, approximately 17-foot- (5-metre-) long log (from which the bark has been
After all, how long would you have kept your job if you couldnt toss a hay bale
into the hay loft? ... The caber is not thrown for height, or distance, but accuracy.