ABOUT US

Loch Lomond Highland Games on Saturday 13th July 2019

at Moss o Balloch Park Balloch

West Dunbartonshire Council

Supported by West Dunbartonshire

Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:00

Heavyweights

The Scottish Highland Games Association

Scottish Highland Games for 2018

This year competitors came from as far away as Australia, New Zealand, and, England and Scotland

There are eight different disciplines in this event.

  • Throwing the 16 and 22 pound stones for distance
  • The 16 and 22 pound Scotch Hammer for distance
  • The 28 pound ball and chain for distance
  • 56 pound weight for distance
  • Another 56 pound weight is tossed over the bar
  • Traditionally, the last event is tossing the Caber

Previous World Champions have been:

  • 1991 & 1994 – George Patience (Tain)
  • 1992 & 1996 - Joseph Quigley (Australia)
  • 1993, 1995 & 2000 – Alastair Gunn (Halkirk)
  • 1998, 1999 & 2003 – Matt Sanford ( Australia)
  • 2001 – Bruce Aitken (Auchinblane)
  • 2002 – No competition due to adverse weather conditions
  • 2004 – James Parman (Texas, U.S.A.)
  • 2005 – Ryan Vierra (U.S.A.)
  • 2006 – Ryan Vierra (U.S.A.)
  • 2007 – Ryan Vierra (U.S.A.)
  • 2008 – Bruce Robb (Rosyth)
  • 2009 – Aaron Neighbour (Melbourne, Australia)
  • 2010 -- Gregor Edmunds, Glasgow and Sebastion Wenta, Poland
  • 2011 - Rusty Price, California, U.S.A.
  • 2013 - Scott Rider, England
  • 2014 - Scott Rider England
  • 2015 - Scott Rider England
  • 2016 - Scott Rider England
  • 2017 - L Wenta Poland
  • 2018 - L Wenta Poland
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