Heavyweight Competitors

Jim Nickerson

Years competing: 6 years

Division: Masters

Hometown: Woodville, NS

Height:  5’-11

Weight:220lbs

Personal Bests

Event                                                         Class                                       Location                                                                           Mark                                                  Date

Braemar Stone                                       Masters                                 New Brunswick Highland Games                             30'7.0" 22.0lbs                            2015.07.25

Open Stone                                             Masters                                 New Brunswick Highland Games                             35'10.0" 17.2lbs.                       2015.07.25

Sheaf                                                                                                                                                                                                     N/A

Caber                                                         Masters                                 Moncton Highland Games                                         12:5 20'0.0" 104.0lbs.             2013.06.22

Light Weight for Distance                     Masters                                 New Brunswick Highland Games                             58'3.0"                                           2014.07.26

Heavy Weight for Distance                  Masters                                 New Brunswick Highland Games                             36'11.5"                                         2013.07.26

Light Hammer                                         Open                                      Antigonish Highland Games                                     107'5.0"                                          2015.07.12

Heavy Hammer                                      Masters                                  New Brunswick Highland Games                              86'10.0"                                        2014.07.26

Weight Over Bar                                     Masters                                  New Brunswick Highland Games                            16'3.0"                                             2013.07.26

 

Jim is one of the top Master Throwers in Canada.

Adam Ogilvie

Years competing: 11 years

Division: Masters

Hometown: Moncton, NB

Height: 5'9

Weight: 265lbs

Personal Bests

Event                                                         Class                                       Location                                                                           Mark                                                  Date

Braemar Stone                                     Open                                      Victoria Highland Games                                             34'10.0" 22.0lbs.                      2009.05.16

Open Stone                                           Open                                      Truro Highland Games                                                  43'8.0" 16.4lbs.                         2010.08.27

Sheaf                                                       Open                                      Highlands of Durham Games                                     22'0.0" 0.0lbs.                           2009.07.25

Caber                                                       Open                                      Pugwash Highland Games                                          12:5 19'0.0" 108.0lbs.            2011.07.01

Light Weight for Distance                   Open                                      Wharf Rat Rally                                                               66'0.0"                                           2008.08.30

Heavy Weight for Distance                Masters                                 New Glasgow Festival of the Tartans                        43'0.0"                                           2014.07.19

Light Hammer                                       Open                                       Wharf Rat Rally                                                              118'4.5"                                         2009.09.05

Heavy Hammer                                     Open                                      Wharf Rat Rally                                                               96'0.0"                                           2009.09.05

Weight Over Bar                                   Masters                                  New Brunswick Highland Games                              14'0.0"                                           2015.07.25

 

Placed 7th at 2016 Foothills Canadian Masters Championships

 Having competed all over Canada and the United States, Adam is currently one of the top 10 ranked master throwers in Canada.

 

 

 Bryan Maclean

Years competing: 6 years

Division: Lightweight

Hometown: Moncton, NB

Height: 5'9"

Weight: 190lbs

Personal Bests

Event                                                         Class                                       Location                                                                           Mark                                                  Date

 Braemar Stone                                     Open                                       Antigonish Highland Games                                       27'7.0" 22.2lbs.                         2015.07.12

Open Stone                                             Amateurs                              Moncton NB Highland Games                                   34'8.0" 17.0lbs.                         2015.06.20

Sheaf                                                        Amateurs                              Margaree Highland Games                                         22'0.0" 16.0lbs.                          2015.08.09

Caber                                                        Open                                      Moncton Highland Games                                          12:5 18'0.0" 73.0lbs.                2013.06.22

Light Weight for Distance                   Open                                       New Brunswick Highland Games                              54'10.0"                                         2015.07.25

Heavy Weight for Distance                 Amateurs                              New Brunswick Highland Games                               34'10.5"                                        2015.07.25

Light Hammer                                        Open                                       Antigonish Highland Games                                      105'5.0"                                        2015.07.12

Heavy Hammer                                      Amateurs                              New Brunswick Highland Games                              85'6.0"                                            2015.07.25

Weight Over Bar                                     Amateurs                              Margaree Highland Games                                        13'0.0"                                            2015.08.09

 

Bryan has represented Canada at the IHGF World Light Weight Championships 2013 (15th Place – Fort Worth, Texas), 2014 (12 Place – Tuscan, Arizona), 2015 (10th Place – Gyor, Hungary).

Scott Mchugh

Years competing: 3 years

Hometown: Lincoln, NB

 

 

Personal Bests

Event                                                         Class                                       Location                                                                           Mark                                                  Date

Braemar Stone                                       Amateurs                                Pugwash Highland Games                                       32'6.0" 22.0lbs.                          2014.07.01

Open Stone                                              Open                                        New Glasgow Festival of the Tartans                     41'4.5" 17.1lbs.                         2015.07.18

Sheaf                                                         Open                                        Margaree Highland Games                                     25'0.0" 16.0lbs.                           2015.08.09

Caber                                                         Open                                        New Brunswick Highland Games                          12:30 20'3.0" 104.0lbs.           2015.07.25

Light Weight for Distance                     Open                                        Margaree Highland Games                                     61'7.0"                                            2015.08.09

Heavy Weight for Distance                  Open                                        New Brunswick Highland Games                           31'4.5"                                            2015.07.25

Light Hammer                                          Open                                       Antigonish Highland Games                                   100'6.0"                                          2015.07.12

Heavy Hammer                                       Open                                       Margaree Highland Games                                      84'9.0"                                            2015.08.09

Weight Over Bar                                      Open                                        Margaree Highland Games                                     13'0.0"                                            2015.08.09

 

 Finished 9th at CSAF Canadian Championships in 2016

Matthew Doherty

Home Town: Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Current Town: Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Age 31

Height: 6’ 1”

Weight: 230lbs

Tartan: Irish County of Donegal

Throwing Since: 2004

 

 

 

 

Personal Bests

16lb Hammer: 146’ 6” (Canadian Record @ Maxville)

22lb Hammer: 119’ 10.5” (Canadian Record)

Open Stone: 50’ 11” (20# Canadian Record)

Sheaf Toss: 30’ 28lb

Weight for Distance: 89’ 3” 56lb

Weight for Distance: 44’ 7.5” 56lb

Weight for Height: 17’ 2”

 

Notable Accomplishments:

 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 (current) Canadian Champion

 5th at 2013 IHGF world championships, 3rd at 2015 IHGF World Championships

 9-time Canadian National Track & Field Medalist

 Currently holds the Canadian Records in the 22lb Braemar Stone, 20lb Open Stone, 16lb Hammer and 22lb Hammer

 Danny Frame

Home Town: Shubenacadle, Nova Scotia

 Current Town: Middleton, Nova Scotia Age 37

Height: 6’ 2”

Weight: 330lbs

Tartan: MacLean of Duart

Throwing Since: 2008

 

 

Personal Bests

16lb Hammer: 128’ 22lb

Hammer: 107’

Open Stone: 47’

Sheaf Toss: 33’ 28lb

Weight for Distance: 78’ 5” 56lb

 Weight for Distance: 40’ 2” 56lb

Weight for Height: 17’ 1”

 Dirk Bishop

Hometown: Perth-Andover, New Brunswick

Age: Unknown

Height: 6’1

Weight: 285lbs

Occupation: Customs Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dirk has been competing in Highland games for thirteen years, he has competed all over Canada and the World represented his country winning a very impressive array of Titles

 

Notable Accomplishments:

2005 Masters World Highland Games Champion

2006 Masters World Highland Games Champion

2007 Masters World Highland Games Champion

2008 Masters World Highland Games Champion

 

Kevin Robinson

 Age: 45

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 265 lbs Hometown: Perth-Andover, N.B.

Occupation: Electrician Province of N.B Schools

Years Competing: 14

Tartan: Weathered Gunn

 

Personal Bests

16lb Stone: 44'10"

Braemar Stone: 34'10.5" 56lb

Weight for Distance: 37'7" 28lb

Weight for Distance: 73'3" 22lb

Hammer: 100'3" 16lb

Hammer: 117'9" 56lb Weight for

Height: 14' 20lb Sheaf: 24'

 

Notable Accomplishments:

New Brunswick Highland Game Champion 2006

CSAF Invitational Championship Competitor 2006, 2007 & 2008 -

North American Championships Competitor 2006, 2007

Springfield Highland Games “Masters Champion 2012

Festival Of The Tartans “Masters Champion 2012”

 

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