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