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 ...
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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 ...
These include the shot put, tug-o-war, caber toss and hammer throw - collectively
known as heavy events. We take a look at some of the traditions and typical ...
Apr 30, 2010 ... Being that caber tossing is also a Scottish sport, and most Scottish sports(1) are
based on a dare, the objective is not actually to throw it the ...
The judge may set boundaries if he feels the ground in a certain area is not
suitable for the caber to be tossed or to provide safety for the spectators.
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
The caber toss is a popular segment of any Highland Games. A sport that goes
back a few hundred years and is believe to have originated in the times of war as
However, the modern Caber toss has a more peaceful purpose. ... The object of
the contest is to toss the pole end-over-end so that it lands with the small end ...
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