Heavy Events



Heavy Events start at 13:00

Convenor: Mr. W. Weir, Stenhousemuir

Senior Official: Mr. Alan Pettigrew, Ardrossan

Official: Mr. R. Laurie, Stenhousemuir

Commentator: Mr. A. Cameron, Glasgow


Daniel Carlin

28 years old, 6ft, 18.5 stone

Living in Renfrew but originally hails from “Borrheed”

Current Cowal Champion

Current Cowal Caber Champion

Former Scottish Senior Shot Put Champion

Represented Scotland at junior level several times

Paul Dearie

Good all-round Athlete

Scottish Indoor Heptathlon over 35yrs Champion

Several times Dundonald H.G.s Champion

Several times Morvern H.G.s Champion

Has competed in H.G.s in New Zealand

Neil Elliot

Has competed in H.G.s for 30yrs

Winner of many H.G.s and Caber Championships

3rd Place in World Caber Championship

Member of 3 man team rep. G.B. in Kyrgustan at their World Nomad Games.

World, European and Scottish Powerlifting Champion

10 times Scottish Shot Putt Champion

3 times Scottish Discus Champion

3 times Britain Strongest man competitor

Willie Falconer

Represented Scotland several times in the Shot Putt and 5 times in H.G.s

Member of a three man team representing G.B. in the World Nomad Games

in Kyrgyzstan 2018

Competed at W.L.H.G.s this past 15yrs

Pete Hart

Ex-Kiwi rugby player

Stared to compete in H.G.s Heavy Events 2004

Several time Perthshire Champion

Regularly in the top six of the Glenfiddich H.G.s Ch’ship League

British Champion 56lb.Wieght for Height in 2012 & 2013

Mark MacDonald

2nd place 2018 European Masters C’ships 55 to 59yrs group

1st place 2017 Worlds Masters C’ship 55 to 59yrs “

1st place 2014 “ “ “ 50 to 55yrs “

1st place 2007 “ “ “ 45 to 50yrs “

Ex. World record holder in 16lb.Scot’s Hammer 40 to 45yrs “

“ “ “ “ “ 22lb. “ “ 40 to 45yrs “

8 times Scottish Heavy Events Champion

3 times Scottish Masters Heavy Events Champion

6 times Scottish Shot Putt Champion

6 times Scottish Discus Champion

8 West Lothian H.G.s Champion and Caber Champion

John Neil

Violence And Aggression Management Advisor with NHS Tayside

Highly ranked in the Perthshire Heavy Events League

Heavy Events Convenor at Dundonald H.G.s

Active member of Perth H.G.s C’ittee


Sam O’Kane

Age: 26

Home Town : Halkirk, Caithness

Occupation: Scientist

Favourite Event: Hammer

Fun Facts: Work as a coach to my girlfriend an international high jumper

(GB and Scotland) working towards the 2020 Tokyo olympics.

Kyle Randalls

2nd Glenfiddich League 2018

Highest ranked Scottish Athlete 2018

Part of a 3 Man Squad that represented G.B. in Kyrgyzstan’s World

Nomad Games 2018

Winner of the under 25yrs. Glenfiddich League 2016 and 2016

Winner of W.L.H.G. H.G.s Heavy Events Championship 2016 and 2018

Bruce Robb

41 years old

18.5 stones

6ft 6

3x braemar caber champ

5x glenfiddich league champ

1x world champ