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 ...
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 ...
By far the most recognizable trademark of the games is the spectacular caber
toss. The origins of this event are unknown, although it may have developed as a
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It was at one of these in 1574 that "tossing of ye barr" (caber-tossing) first
appeared on record. The first games were held in the 11th century under the
reign of ...
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 ...
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' ...
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
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 ...
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 ...