Large Men Throwing Things

Thats actually the tag line of the Highland Games! Large men, in kilts, throwing heavy objects like this. This is called Caber tossing.. This caber is 18.5 feet tall, and over 141 lbs. The goal? Throw it.

Make it turn on its head, so that the fat end is at the bottom. Get it to flip over, at a 90 degree angle.

The day I watched, not one of the guys was able to do it… but the judge did
admit that he chose a very difficult caber to toss! Yeah, sounds like my idea of fun! Not. But watching it was fascinating.


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