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 ...
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 ...
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May 30, 2011 ... came here from mark to find out wtf a caber toss was ..... He's only really tossing a
small fraction of the weight of the caber, since he runs it forward a bit and ....
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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
The Hammer Toss is a Distance Event where the athlete throws the hammer as
.... The most prominent legend surrounding the origin of the caber toss is that of ...
The BBC has released this 1938 documentary on "Sport in Scotland" (in
RealVideo), including hammer throwing and caber tossing at the Braemar games
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 ...
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
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' ...
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 ...