Sunday, August 3, 2014

PHOTOS: Spokane Highland Games

Posted By on Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 2:59 PM

The 58th annual Spokane Highland Games brought together athletes competing in the caber toss, the hammer throw and weight above a bar, among others. Clans set up tents to display their history, bag pipes welcomed visitors and the ever-present haggis was available to sample.
click to enlarge Cory Frazier, from Tacoma, Wash., walks with a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Cory Frazier, from Tacoma, Wash., walks with a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Jacob Masterson tosses a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Jacob Masterson tosses a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Maisie Walters, left, from Everett, Wash., shows proper caber toss technique to Spokanites Sandra Willmann, right, and Allison Hawn during the women's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Maisie Walters, left, from Everett, Wash., shows proper caber toss technique to Spokanites Sandra Willmann, right, and Allison Hawn during the women's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Maisie Walters, from Everett, Wash., tosses a caber during the women's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Maisie Walters, from Everett, Wash., tosses a caber during the women's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Four-year-old Malachi Begg Gilstrap curls. - YOUNG KWAK
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Four-year-old Malachi Begg Gilstrap curls.

click to enlarge Drum Major Dayna Wilkinson marches during the opening ceremonies. - YOUNG KWAK
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Drum Major Dayna Wilkinson marches during the opening ceremonies.

click to enlarge Spokane County Firefighters Pipes & Drums member Nate Brown, front, performs during the opening ceremonies. - YOUNG KWAK
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Spokane County Firefighters Pipes & Drums member Nate Brown, front, performs during the opening ceremonies.

click to enlarge Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Chris Nickerson, right, performs during the opening ceremonies. - YOUNG KWAK
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Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Chris Nickerson, right, performs during the opening ceremonies.

click to enlarge Drum Major Warren Mays, front, marches during the opening ceremonies. - YOUNG KWAK
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Drum Major Warren Mays, front, marches during the opening ceremonies.

click to enlarge Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Judy Morrison, front, performs during the opening ceremonies. - YOUNG KWAK
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Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Judy Morrison, front, performs during the opening ceremonies.

click to enlarge Dan Ferguson, left, shows a book of tartans to Dan, center, and Laci Murdock at the Clan Fergusson tent. Dan Murdock was looking for his family's tartan. - YOUNG KWAK
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Dan Ferguson, left, shows a book of tartans to Dan, center, and Laci Murdock at the Clan Fergusson tent. Dan Murdock was looking for his family's tartan.

click to enlarge John Inglis, left, feeds his 10 month old son John Jr., haggis as his wife Amanda looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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John Inglis, left, feeds his 10 month old son John Jr., haggis as his wife Amanda looks on.

click to enlarge Stephani Henne, right, paints Kiera Mangis' face. - YOUNG KWAK
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Stephani Henne, right, paints Kiera Mangis' face.

click to enlarge Kobie Hamm, 17, from Sandy, Ore., attempts a weight over a bar during the men's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Kobie Hamm, 17, from Sandy, Ore., attempts a weight over a bar during the men's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Nick Hamm from Sandy, Ore., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Nick Hamm from Sandy, Ore., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Roger Moon, from Tacoma, Wash., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Roger Moon, from Tacoma, Wash., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Allison Hawn, from Spokane, Wash., throws a hammer during the women's amateur A & B competition. - YOUNG KWAK
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Allison Hawn, from Spokane, Wash., throws a hammer during the women's amateur A & B competition.

click to enlarge Six-year-old Connor McKinney, center, throw a caber as Sabin McKinney looks on. - YOUNG KWAK
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Six-year-old Connor McKinney, center, throw a caber as Sabin McKinney looks on.

click to enlarge Eight-year-old Gabrilla Van Inwegen, left, and 9-year-old Elizabeth Darjany dance the Highland Fling. - YOUNG KWAK
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Eight-year-old Gabrilla Van Inwegen, left, and 9-year-old Elizabeth Darjany dance the Highland Fling.

click to enlarge Five-year-old Londynne Stratton, left, and her 4-year-old sister Keegan dance the Pas de Basques and High Cuts. - YOUNG KWAK
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Five-year-old Londynne Stratton, left, and her 4-year-old sister Keegan dance the Pas de Basques and High Cuts.

click to enlarge Dance student instructor Emily Fields dances the Blue Bonnets. - YOUNG KWAK
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Dance student instructor Emily Fields dances the Blue Bonnets.

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