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Caber toss

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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 ...

NASGA - Rules

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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 ...

Scottish Heavy Athletics - Caber Toss

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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 ...

GLSAA Events page

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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 100 ...

Highland Games Traditions — The Official Gateway to Scotland

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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 rest ...

How to Toss a Caber - Jardine Electronics Root Page

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But the path between seeing your first caber toss and getting your hands on that .... The long and heavy cabers require the field experience, the technique and ...

tossing the caber | Scottish sport | Britannica.com

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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  ...

Scottish Heavy Athletic Events - Qi Virtual Marketing Group, LLC.

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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 ...

Scottish Heavy Events

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A world class caber weighs anywhere from 90-150lbs (or more) and is 16-25' long. The biggest challenge of the caber toss isn't in lifting the caber, its in ...

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The Science Of Caber Tossing - Science 2.0

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Apr 30, 2010 ... A caber is a pole approximately 18 feet long that weighs approximately 150 pounds. It is about 9 inches thick at one end and tapers to about 5 ...

Scottish Heavy Athletics - Athletic Rules

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It shall measure 4 foot 6 inches long and 5½ to 6 inches high. .... A challenge caber should be of a length and weight beyond the power of all but the best ...

Caber Toss, Caber Tossing, Scottish Highland Games

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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 wooden ...