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.
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Cory Frazier, from Tacoma, Wash., walks with a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition.

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Jacob Masterson tosses a caber during the men's amateur A & B competition.

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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.

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Maisie Walters, from Everett, Wash., tosses a caber during the women's amateur A & B competition.

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Four-year-old Malachi Begg Gilstrap curls.

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Drum Major Dayna Wilkinson marches during the opening ceremonies.

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Spokane County Firefighters Pipes & Drums member Nate Brown, front, performs during the opening ceremonies.

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Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Chris Nickerson, right, performs during the opening ceremonies.

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Drum Major Warren Mays, front, marches during the opening ceremonies.

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Columbia Regional Pipe Band member Judy Morrison, front, performs during the opening ceremonies.

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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.

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John Inglis, left, feeds his 10 month old son John Jr., haggis as his wife Amanda looks on.

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Stephani Henne, right, paints Kiera Mangis' face.

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Kobie Hamm, 17, from Sandy, Ore., attempts a weight over a bar during the men's amateur A & B competition.

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Nick Hamm from Sandy, Ore., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition.

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Roger Moon, from Tacoma, Wash., throws a hammer during the men's amateur A & B competition.

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Allison Hawn, from Spokane, Wash., throws a hammer during the women's amateur A & B competition.

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Six-year-old Connor McKinney, center, throw a caber as Sabin McKinney looks on.

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Eight-year-old Gabrilla Van Inwegen, left, and 9-year-old Elizabeth Darjany dance the Highland Fling.

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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.

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Dance student instructor Emily Fields dances the Blue Bonnets.

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