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Old 06-16-2007, 08:42 PM   #1
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Default Resutls of my first Highland Games

Lots of fun, but I can't remember any damn numbers exactly.

Open Stone: Something like 29'6" Third or fourth

Heavyweight for distance: 24'1" for the first place

LWD: 44'6" or something....third or fourth.

Heavy Scottish Hammer: 65' something: 3rd or 4th

Caber: 1 pick, no turn, by far the worst I did. If I would have turned a caber, I would have taken first.

WOB: I hit 14', missed 15'...I had thought it was 13' missing 14', but they had measured wrong and had to add a foot to all distances.

I took a few fun throws on the sheaf, but nothing counted and I don't remember how high it was.

Took 3rd overall. I was quite pleased. Pics up sometime early next week.
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Old 06-16-2007, 08:59 PM   #2
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Nicely done... that's awesome!

Where were the games?
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Old 06-17-2007, 09:00 AM   #3
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Well done Highlander....there can only be one....
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Old 06-17-2007, 09:57 AM   #4
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Games were at the Inaugural Highland Festival, in Midland, MI.
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Old 06-17-2007, 01:16 PM   #5
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Very cool!
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Old 06-17-2007, 01:45 PM   #6
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Steve, I can help you here. Come down and we can work on this stuff. That is very good numbers, but you can go much much farther...
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Old 06-17-2007, 01:51 PM   #7
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I've only seen a couple of games but I think it's a great test of real strength, vs. gym strength. Congrats!
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Old 06-17-2007, 02:01 PM   #8
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Steve, we have the HG hammers, all the weights, shots...you name it. We also just picked up some very interesting new toys, too...
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Old 06-17-2007, 03:15 PM   #9
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How long are you down, Dan? I've got the boys until Friday, but might be able to swing a road trip with them in tow.
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Old 06-17-2007, 04:53 PM   #10
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Two weeks. Rosey is here, too, so it could be a P and B reunion...
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