Heavy Events Competitors Bio’s

Danny Frame (FRAMER) - Middleton, NS

 

Name: Danny Frame
Age: 40
Height: 6’2
Weight: 305lbs
Hometown: Greenwood, Nova Scotia
Tartan: Black Watch

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Braemar (23 pound):  39′
  • Open stone (17 pound):  47′ 4″
  • 56: 40’2″
  • 28: 78’5″
  • 22: 106'6"
  • 16: 128′ 1″
  • wob:  17’1″
  • Sheaf:  32′
  • Represented Canada at IHGF World Team Championships in 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Former CFL football player (Toronto Argonauts

Matt Dorherty

Current Canadian Champion

 

Hometown: Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Age: 34
Height: 6’1 (1.85m)
Weight: 230lbs (105k)
Born: Cowansville, Quebec
Hometown: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tartan: Irish County of Donegal

Notable Accomplishments

  • 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 CSAF Canadian Heavy Events Champion
  • 3rd place, 2015 IHGF World Championships
  • 5th; 2013, 2014 World Championships
  • 3rd at 2009 IHGF world team championships
  • 4th at 2010, 2013 IHGF world team championships
  • 2010 Canadian Track and Field National Champion-hammer throw

Highland Games Personal Records

  • Braemar Stone – 22 lb 43’10” Canadian Record
  • Open Stone – 58`3” 16lb, 56’6″ 17lb, 50’11” 20lb Canadian Record
  • Light Hammer – 148’2.5” Canadian Record
  • Heavy Hammer – 122’1” Canadian Record
  • Light Weight For Distance – 89’3”
  • Heavy Weight For Distance – 45’2”
  • Weight Over Bar – 17’2”
  • 20lb Sheaf – 30’

Joe Hall

Fredericton, NB

 

Name: Joe Hall
Home Town: Fredericton, NB
Age: 46
Years Competing: 10
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 299lbs
Occupation: Professor
Tartan: Irish National

Accomplishments

2010: East Coast representative at Canadian Amateur Championship (7th)
2011: East Coast representative at Canadian Amateur Championship (5th)
2014: East Coast representative at Canadian Master’s Championship (4th)
2015: East Coast representative at Canadian Open Men’s Championship (7th)
2017 3rd Scottish Masters World Championship (over 40)
2015 NB Weightlifting Silver Medalist
2014: Ranked sixth in the world for over 40 Indoor Shotput
2013, 2014 New Brunswick Indoor Shotput Champion
2013 Atlantic Indoor Shotput and Weight Throw Champion
New Brunswick Masters Provincial record: Shotput, Weight Throw, Hammer Throw, Throws Pentathalon

Bryan MacLean

Moncton, NB

 

Name: Bryan MacLean 

Home Town: Moncton, NB 

Age: 40 Years Competing:

Height: 5’9″ Weight: 195lbs 

Occupation: Management

Tartan: Royal Stewart


Accomplishments

Represented Canada at the World Lightweight Highland Games Championships in 2013 (Texas, US), 2014 (Arizona, US) and 2015 (Gyor, Hungary) Finishing top 10 in 2015. 5th World Masters Championships - Stuggart Germany 2018.

Ranked #3 in Canada in 2018  in lightweight U200 lbs.


PERSONAL BESTS


Braemar Stone  28'3.0" 23.0lbs.

Open Stone 35'4.0" 16.0lbs

Sheaf 22'0.0" 16.0lbs

Caber 12:10 17'8.0" 82.0lbs.

Light Weight for Distance 55'10.0"

Heavy Weight for Distance  36'9"

Light Hammer 105'5.0"

Heavy Hammer    85'6.0"

Weight Over Bar 13'0.0"

Scott Bishop

Perth-Andover, NB

 

Name: Scott Bishop 

Home Town: Perth-Andover, NB 

Age: 22 Years Competing:

Height: 6’1″ Weight: 195lbs 

Occupation: Manufacturing

Tartan: Scottish National

Accomplishments

Scott was a Canadian Junior Champion as well as still holds the Canadian junior record for HWFD with a throw of 42'10" with the 42lb weight.

Scott now competes in the U200 Lightweight division and has won several amateur games across the country. 

Represented Canada 2018 World Lightweight Championships Boise Idaho placing 9th.

Current Lightweight and Heavyweight for distance Canadian Lightweight Record holder.

Top Ranked Canadian Lightweight thrower 2018


PERSONAL BESTS

Braemar Stone  27'2.0" 23.0lbs.

Open Stone 33'6.0" 17.2lbs

Sheaf 24'0.0" 16.0lbs

Caber 10:45 19'  92.0lbs.

Light Weight for Distance 60'8.0"

Heavy Weight for Distance  42'10"

Light Hammer 106'3.0"

Heavy Hammer    85'6.5"

Weight Over Bar 14'0.0"

Ryan Kennedy

Antigonish, NS

 

Name: Ryan Kennedy 

Home Town: Antigonish, NS 

Age: 21 Years Competing:

Height: 6’1″ Weight: 195lbs 

Occupation:  Student STFX 

Tartan: 

Accomplishments

Ryan was a Canadian Junior Champion 

Ryan now competes in the U200 Lightweight division and has represented Canada at the World Highland games championships in Gyor Hungary in 2017, as well as holding several Canadian lightweight Records.

Ranked 2nd in Canada in 2018

 

PERSONAL BESTS

Braemar Stone  28'2.8" 22.3lbs.

Open Stone 36'4.0" 16.2lbs

Sheaf 21'0.0" 16.0lbs

Caber 12:00 18'  74.0lbs.

Light Weight for Distance 51'11.5"

Heavy Weight for Distance  38'4"

Light Hammer 104'6.5"

Heavy Hammer    90'

Weight Over Bar 16'9"

RJ Forbes

Moncton, NB

 

Name: RJ Forbes 

Home Town: Moncton, NB 

Age: 37 Years Competing: 2

Height: 5’8″ Weight: 270lbs 

Occupation:   Lead Architect  

Tartan: 

Accomplishments

Competing in just his first full season of Highland Games, RJ has used his extensive weight lifting training to help propell him to one of the top Amateurs in the Maritimes in just a short period of time.  

PERSONAL BESTS

Braemar Stone  27'4.5" 23lbs.

Open Stone 35'8.0" 17.2lbs

Sheaf 26'0.0" 16.0lbs

Caber 2:30 19'  70.0lbs.

Light Weight for Distance 53' 4"

Heavy Weight for Distance  28'10"

Light Hammer 91'7.5"

Heavy Hammer    70' 1.5"

Weight Over Bar 12'