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HEAVY EVENTS

Heavy Events, also referred to as Scottish heavy athletics, have been part of Highland Games for centuries. King Malcolm III of Scotland used the contest to select the strongest men to serve as his personal bodyguards. There are eight traditional events and all show a feat of athleticism, skill and strength. Some of the events you will see at our Games, are as follows:

Braemar Stone
Caber
Heavy Hammer
Heavy Weight for Distance
Light Hammer
Light Weight for Distance
Open Stone
Sheaf
Weight Over Bar