Thanks to Rampant Lion Highland Graphics, everybody knows about the ancestors of our caber-tossers

They have proved it on their facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/RampantLionHighlandGraphics

One. Two. Tree : Here they are...

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And you can see that caber-tossers' ancestors are much older than the Highland Games which were created only one millenium ago.

Furthermore, according to Rampant Lion, it seems to be just the same for hammer-throwers

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Caber-toss, Hammer-throw: in spite of the drawings by Rampant Lion, it's no monkey business..

The article in French:

Lanceurs, l'odyssée de l'espèce:

http://highlandgames.canalblog.com/archives/2012/11/14/25325810.html

Rampant Lion, the tag

http://highlandgames.canalblog.com/tag/rampant%20lion