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Heavy Games 2017



The Heavy Games event at the Manitoba Highland Gathering is only one competition in a full-fledged, international world of legendary Scottish sport. Below are the bios for some of the competitors we are excited to have join us this year to celebrate our province’s Scottish heritage.

 

Personal Information:

Name: Sean Langford
Age: 45
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 230 lbs
From: Beaumont, Alberta, Canada
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Tartan: Alberta
Number of years throwing: 20

Highlights:

  • Secretary/Treasurer of the Alberta Scottish Athletic Association
  • Last active founding member of the Alberta Scottish Athletic Association
  • 3 appearances at CSAF Nationals
  • 2005 Pacific Northwest Amateur Champion
  • 2005 Alberta Champion
  • Number of trips to Scotland – 3 (2000, 2003, 2010)
  • Been crushed by most of the world champions in the last 30 years.
  • Official Whipping Boy of the Regina Highland Games

 

Personal Information:

Name: Curtis Durocher
Age: 30
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 250 lbs
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Years throwing: 4 (2nd year pro)
Profession: Personal trainer
Tartan: MacDonald

Highlights:

  • 2016 Canadian Nationals 4th place
  • 2015 Canadian Nationals 4th Place
  • IHGF 2015 Amateur World Championships 5th place.

Personal Bests

  • Bremar Stone – 40’1″
  • Open Stone – 46’4″
  • HFWD – 38’4”
  • LFWD – 78’9”
  • Heavy Hammer – 98’11”
  • Light Hammer – 124′ 6″
  • WOB – 17”
  • Sheaf – 30’

 

Personal Information:

Name: Brian Hare
City: Minneapolis, MN
Tartan: U.S.A.
Years Competing: 10

Highlights:

  • Competed in Iceland in 2011/2012
  • 2005 NCCAA National Champion – Hammer
  • 2010 #1 Heavy Hammer throw in U.S. amateur class

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