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

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Sorry, Gloria–We LIKE Alpha Males! (Wild Eyed Southern Celt)

Sorry, Gloria–We LIKE Alpha Males!

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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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Highland Games juegos de las tierras altas. Los más famosos son los de las localidades de Inverness (19 y 20 de julio), Cowal (28, 29 y 30 de agosto) y Braemar (6 de septiembre).

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Lochearnhead Highland Games including Strathyre & Balquhidder

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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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The photo captures soldiers of the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, Canadian Army Reserves, pulling against other teams from the Canadian Army's reserve highland regiments during the Glengarry Highland Games, in Maxville Ontario.

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Compete or Attend the Inverness Highland Games in Scotland

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