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Heavy Athletics

Competitions begin 9am on Saturday and Sunday.

Francis Brebner, of Peterhead, Scotland, storied Highland Games athlete and World Highland Games Champion, will act as official announcer, explaining the unique Highland competitions and introducing the athletes. More than 50 top-flight male and female Highland athletes from across the country are expected. Brebner also will present a Highland games thrower’s clinic on September 27, in McPherson.

Nine events of strength and skill include the telephone pole-like caber toss, the sheaf toss, stone and hammer throws, weights for distance, and weight over the bar.

Information on the athletic events is available from Athletic Director Dave Glasgow, at 620.222.1981 or athletic@macfestival.org.

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Caber Toss
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Weight for Distance
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Weight Over Bar
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Braemar Stone Put

Sheaf Toss
 
Hammer Toss

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Lakeside Park, McPherson, KS

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