14 juin 2017

WOB at 5,59m (18'4,08")...Vlad so close to the world record

Highlight of the day: Sunday afternoon at Bressuire IHGF European Pro Championship. It's time for the last event: weight over bar.Vlad TULACEK had just broken the field record (5,11 m) and you know what? he decided to have the bar at 5,59 m, one cm higher than the world record. If you have read the blog, you know that Vlad TULACEK was the Superstar of the Bressuire Highland Games. A landslide victoryHe won six out of the eight heavy events, grabbed the title for caber-tossing and broke two field records. He din't wait long: he... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2013

April 6 and 7 : Wout ZIJLSTRA back in Bressuire

In the world of the Bressuire Highland Games, everybody knows Wout ZILSTRA for his victories in the European Championships of 2003 and 2005. And everybody remembers his performances: 5 m for the keg over bar in Bressuire 2007 5,72 m in the weight for height (world record in 2002) Remember the chronicle: "Highland Games story" http://highlandgames.canalblog.com/archives/2012/05/02/23721920.html That's why he had to sign autographs... Wout has also become the first coach of the new Bressuire team known as The BOCKERS.... [Lire la suite]