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The caber toss is a traditional Scottish athletic event in which competitors toss a large tapered ... and flips the tapered end upwards so that the large end hits the ground first and - if well tossed - the caber falls directly away from the tosser.


Dec 2, 2009 ... I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the history of the caber toss and see why it was invented. But first, what is the caber toss?

May 30, 2011 ... It's impressive, but it "looks anticlimatic." I'm sure most people probably come expecting to see the guy throw it like 300 feet, then feel let down ...


tossing the caber: a Scottish athletic event consisting in throwing a “caber,” a straight, ... See Article History ... The name now denotes similar athletic competitions in any part of the world, usually conducted under the auspices of a local ...


Well the gents who participate in the Scottish sport of caber tossing prove that it can be done. The caber toss is a popular segment of any Highland Games.


Dec 26, 2016 ... Tossing the caber is no joke. Discover the rules, history, and origins of Scotland's best Highland Games event.


Apr 30, 2010 ... Being that caber tossing is also a Scottish sport, and most Scottish sports(1) are ... tossing a caber; one is form, since the judging is done by direction, and the .... ' O lad, I don't know where you been but I see you won first prize'


Jan 22, 2016 ... Also known as the Caber Toss, Tossing the Caber is one of Scotland's ... are required to toss a large wooden pole (known as a caber) taken from a Larch tree. ... The Caber Toss as it is known today was first recorded as an ...


Sep 18, 2014 ... With the country preparing to make a big decision about its future today, one significant piece of Scottish history has already been made this ...


Many early references call this event "casting of the stone." In the .... In Scandinavia today, caber tossing is known as sdågstørtning (from stáng 'pole' and størta 'to throw'). There are many .... Brief history chapter largely taken from Shearman.