They come from 11countries and they will compete in Bressuire, France for the tithe of IHGF amateur World Champion.

123154696_oThe 12 high-flyers: Svavar SIGURSTEINSSON, from Iceland

Jamie GUNN from Scotland

Glenn NYS from Belgium

Tibor KISS from Hungary

Simeon BRUEGGER from Switzerland

Joe POCOCK from Canada

Skylar ARNESON from the USA

Yrjo HAMALAINEN from Finland

Stefan SOLITSCH from Germany

Johan LONGHURST from the Netherlands

Fabien PATHENEY and Maxime BILLEAUD from France

The 2019 IHGF amateur Worlds will take place on June 15 and 16, 2019 in Bressuire, France.

And, as usual, the competition will be held in the city's most beautiful showcase: its old castle.

CHATEAU BRESSUIRE (2)

This line-up is not very different from the 2008 amateur World Championship in Fofor: eight of the twelve Highlanders will throw in Bressuire..

The 2018 line-up in Fofor, Norway (photo: Maxime REGNIEZ)

Fofor 2018 bisFrom left to right : Johan LONGHURST, Holland ; Stefan DUMITRICA, Roumania ; Fabien PATHENEY, France ; Svavar SIGURSTEINSSON, Iceland ; Yrjo HAMALAINEN, Finland; Glenn NYS, Belgium ; Austin STZAJADOUCHER, Canada ; Jamie GUNN, Scotland ; Phillip FRIEDEMANN, Germany ; Kyle LILLIE, USA ; Joe POCOCK ,Canada ; Tibor KISS, Hungary.

Eleven flags in Bressuire, France

As usual, the competition in Bressuire will host throwers from everywhere in the world. This year, eleven flags will blow in the Bressuire wind at the castle.

DSC_0378Who's going to win this prestigious competition?

The blog is happy to help you with this chart of their best performances with one obvious favorite: Skylar ARNESON from the USA.

Nom

 

Open stone

Braemar

Light W.

Heavy W.

Light H.

Heavy H

WOB   

Maxime Billeaud

 

12,32

10,18m

18,53

8,32m

27,73

22,28m

3,50

Simeon Bruegger

 

12,60

10

19,30

10,17

34

26,75

4,20

Jamie Gunn

 

15,49

13,15

25,04

11,88

41,45

32

4,57

Yrjo Hamalainen

 

14,30

11,60

19

8,20

32

27

4,25

Tibor Kiss

 

13,60

12,55

19,50

8,12

36

26,91

4,70

Stefan Kolitsch

 

13,42

11,22

20,40

10,57

35,96

29,54

4,60

Johan Langhorst

 

16,75

11,58

25,39

10,32

36,93

29,08

5,40

Glenn Nijs

 

14,57

11,38

25,50

12,49

41,92

33,16

5,10

Fabien Patheney

 

11,91

9,91

16,37

8

32,92

26,91

4

Joe Pocock

 

15,84

9,85

21,03

12

34,13

29,87

4,87

Svavar Sigursteinsson

 

12,48

10,94

18,11

9,70

33,53

19,55

5,02

Skylar Arneson

 

17 ,37

12,49

25,29

12,80

44,77

34,74

5,18