There are different ways to use a caber : just have a look at these photos!

Either you carry it or you toss it. It just depends where you come from.

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 But this is just the same in Bressuire :

There are the people who carry it and we call them the Bockers…

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And there are the people who are going to toss it : they are the professionnal throwers

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But there are other categories :

The people just like Jean-Louis COPPET who carefully look after them...

And also those like Franck POUHET who just saw them when necessary .

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It can help throwers to toss the caber and -who knows ? get a 12 o’clock throw

Alain