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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May 30, 2011 ... ( SAAA State Championship ) Costa Mesa, CA Scotsfest 2011.
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Jul 28, 2007 ... Sebastian Wenta tossing the caber at the 2007 Callander Highland Games,
Saturday 28th July.
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 ...
... for their unique sporting and athletic events many of which involve throwing
and lifting. These include the shot put, tug-o-war, caber toss and hammer throw.
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 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.
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
A long heavy wooden pole tossed end over end as a demonstration of strength in
Scottish highland games. [Scottish Gaelic cabar, pole, beam, rafter, from ...
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?