The Heavy games

Published on August 15, 2018, 12:05 pm

Published by Campbell River Mirror

CAMPBELL RIVER - A big component of any Highland Games event like the Campbell River Highland Gathering Aug. 10-12 is the Heavy Games competition. This is the traditional strength events like quintessential tossing the caber and putting (or throwing) the stone and many others. Resembling Olympic sports in many ways they often use basic equipment and involve sheer guts and determination. Here is a video sampler of some of the events in the Campbell River Highland Gathering's Heavy Games.

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