The Caber Toss is Scottish tradition, the main event at the Scottish Highland Games. Men and Women tossing a large wooden pole called a Caber. The origin of the Caber tossing derived from highland folk tossing logs across narrow chasms and streams to get to the other side. In Scotland the Caber is mostly made from the Larch Tree. The average Caber weighs 170 to 180 pounds 78 to 80 kilograms and measures 18 to 20 feet. Whoever is tossing the Caber whether it’s a Women or a Man they are called a Tosser or a Thrower. This sculpture is illustrating balance, strength and movement honouring those brave people who take part and are successful in this traditional Scottish event..
H 175cm W20cm D 76cm