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Seduced By History: History of the Caber Toss

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Dec 2, 2009 ... The hero of my latest release, Kilted Lover, tosses cabers at the Scottish Games. I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the history of the ...

The Science Of Caber Tossing - Science 2.0

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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 ...

Caber Toss - Scotland - Scotland blog | By Scotland Channel

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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. .... in West Lothian will find loads of interesting information on the history o.... read more.

Highland Games History - Highlandgames.net

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The BBC has released this 1938 documentary on "Sport in Scotland" (in RealVideo), including hammer throwing and caber tossing at the Braemar games .

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 ...

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, ... In fact, cheating in sports has a long and infamous history. The... list.

Highland Games Traditions — The Official Gateway to Scotland

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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 ...

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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.

HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH HEAVY EVENTS

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The origin of the 7 and a half foot approach allowed in the Scottish games is .... In Scandinavia today, caber tossing is known as sdågstørtning (from stáng 'pole' ...

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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 ... More »
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Scottish history made: Caber tossing world record set in Inverness ...

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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 ...

Heavyweight Sports - The Round Hill Highland Games

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Caber Toss - the signature event of the Highland Games, an 18-20' log .... This event had its origin in wartime battle tactics, where legend holds it was used to ...

Tossing the caber - Appalachian History

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Tossing the caber. Posted by Dave Tabler | July 5, 2007. If you missed the Gatlinburg (TN) Scottish Festival & Games back in May, or can't wait till November for ...