Pitlochry

Highland Games

  

Throwing the Hammer

10 September 2005

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Tug-of-War

Tug-of-War

 

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Anchor Man in the Tug-of-War  -  TRhe Anchor Man

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Tug-of-War

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  The coach encourages his team

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Pipe Band and Athletics

Pipe Band + Athletics

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tossing the Caber

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Scottish Country Dancing and Cycling

Country Dancing + Cycling

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Scottish Country Dancing and Putting the Shot

Country Dancing
 
+ Throwing the Weight

 

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -  Pipe Band

Pipe Band

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Hammer

Throwing the Hammer

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Throwing the Weight

Throwing the 56 lb Weight
over the bar

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Piper

Piper

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Pipers

Pipers

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Pipers

Pipers

Scottish Highland Games  -  Pitlochry  -  10 September 2005  -   Pipe Band

Pipe Band

 

Pitlochry

Pitlochry is on the River Tay in Perthshire.  It is well known for its salmon leap and Festival Theatre.

To the south:  Perth - 27 miles.   Edinburgh - 69 miles.

To the north:   Aviemore - 56 miles.  Inverness - 87 miles.

The Highland Games are held in Pitlochry on the second Saturday in September.  I found the 2005 games to be very lively with lots of contestants, many of the events taking place throughout the afternoon, including Scottish Country Dancing, piping, athletics, children's sports, cycling,  tug-of-war and the heavy events.

 

 

 

 

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