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
Heavy Hammer
Heavy Weight for Distance
Light Hammer
Light Weight for Distance
Open Stone
Weight Over Bar

This year, we are proud to bring you an exhibition of Para-Chair Heavy Events from Alexander Armor, as well as competition between our various classes of athletes. Don’t miss out on this spectacular event!

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