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Learn how to toss a caber: http://www.columbusmonthly.com/March-2013/Pole-Position/

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Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland & other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish & Celtic culture & heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands. Certain aspects of the games are so well known as to have become emblematic of Scotland, such as the bagpipes, kilt, & the heavy events, especially the caber toss. The games also include entertainment & exhibits related to other aspects of Scottish & Gaelic culture.

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Festival Photos

A kilted contestant twirls and hurls a heavy burden during a hammer throw event in Glenfinnan. Traditional highland games feature a heady mix of dance, drink, and food to complement feats of athletic prowess.

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Lochearnhead Highland Games including Strathyre & Balquhidder

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FotoFling Scotland • First shots of Cowal Highland Games - click for...

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Highland games - L'humeur du Lundi? Someone to cheer us up on a Monday morning!!

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Because wood carrying is a serious (and seriously interesting) competition in the Highland Games.

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Gregor Edmunds (born 1977) is a Scottish Highland Games competitor and Strongman. He has been the World Highland Games Champion and has also been Scotland's Strongest Man

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Summer Pearson, women's world champion of the Highland Competition 2007.

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