Heavy Events Competitors Bios 2019

CSAF CANADIAN Lightweight CHAMPIONSHIP FINALIST

Bryan MacLean - New Brunswick

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Moncton, NB

 

Name: Bryan MacLean 

Home Town: Moncton, NB 

Age: 40 Years Competing:

Height: 5’9″ Weight: 195lbs 

Occupation: VP of Operations

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 - New Brunswick

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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"

Jim Nickerson- Nova Scotia

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Age: 48

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 199 - 203 lbs

Hometown: Woodville, N.S.

Tartan: Blackwatch

Years Competing: 8 yrs

Occupation: Program Administrative Officer, Department of Justice for 24 years

Volunteer: Head Coach Berwick and District Minor Hockey, Powerlifting Coach for Kings County Special Oylmpics

Personal Records:  Braemar Stone: 30' 7" (22lb stone)

                                 Open Stone:  37' 4.5"  (16lb stone)

                                 Caber: 12:00  (20 ft, 105lbs)

                                 LWFD:  58' 3"

                                 HWFD:  40'5"

                                 LHMR:  107' 5"

                                 HHMR:  86' 10"

                                 WOB:    16' 3"

Dale Andrew - Ontario

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Name: Dale Andrew

Age: 41

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 197

Hometown: Port Perry, Ontario

Tartan: Ross Hunting

Years Competing: 10

Significant Accomplishments:  2015 Fergus Amateur Champion, 

5th 2018 IHGF Canadian Amateur Championship

Occupation: Fitness Coach

PERSONAL RECORDS:

#24 Braemar Stone: 29’9.5"

#16 Open Stone: 40’2”

#42 HWFD: 39’8”

#28 LWFD: 64’6”

#22 Hammer: 80’2”

#16 Hammer: 105’4”

#42 WOB: 15’6”

Bobby Brown - Alberta

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Bobby Brown, Vice President, Property Management, Melcor Developments Ltd. 

Age:    52

Height:  5’9”

Weight: 200 lBs 

Hometown: Beaumont, Alberta 

Tartan:   Wallace

Competing: 17

Titles &

Accomplishments: 2009 World Masters <200# Champion (Inverness, Scotland)

2010 World Masters <200# Champion (Denver, Colorado, USA)

Competitor Canadian Masters Championships 2009, 2011 & 2017 

2009 Held HWD record Masters < 200#


  

Personal records held: 

Braemar stone: 30'5’’

Open stone: 39'6.5"

Light weight for distance: 59’2’’

Heavy weight for distance: 41’ 3’’

Weight over bar: 14’6"

Light hammer: 102’9’’

Heavy hammer: 81'1’’.






Milton King - Nova Scotia

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Name: Milton King

Age: 26 

Height: 5’11’’ 

Weight: 199lbs 

Hometown: Oxford 

Tartan: MacPherson 

Years competing: 3 

Significant titles/accomplishments: Gold duke of Edinburgh

Occupation: Research student at University of New Brunswick 

Personal records held: 

Braemar stone: 28’3’’

Open stone: 36'2.0"

Light weight for distance: 49’7’’

Heavy weight for distance: 31’ 7’’

Weight over bar: 13’

Light hammer: 89’1.5’’

Heavy hammer: 67’10’’.

DJ Murphy - New Brunswick

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Name: Doug Murphy

Age: 27

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 195lbs

Hometown: Dalhousie NB

Tartan: Murphy 

Years Competing: 1

Significant Titles: None

Occupation: Network Planner

Personal Records: 

Braemar: 20’ 3” @ 36.2lbs

Open Stone: 29’9” @ 16.8lbs

Sheaf: NA

Caber: 12:0 15’0” @ 47lbs

LWFD: 41’ 6.5”

HWFD: 25’ 10’

Light Hammer: 75’ 10”

Heavy Hammer: 57’ 5”

WOB: 12’ 0”.

Shane Hayes - New Brunswick

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Name: Shane Hayes

Home Town: Petitcodiac, NB

Age: 42

Years Competing:  1 

Height: 5'6" Weight: 170lbs

Occupation: Apprecticship Instructor for Truck & Transport

 Open Stone     26'1.5" 16.2lbs.

Caber                 16'0.0" 47.0lbs

LWfD                 38'0.0"

HWFD                24'2.5

Light Hammer   71'2.0"

Heavy Hammer    51'8.0"

Weight Over Bar     12'6.0"

Maritime Amateur Championships Finalist

RJ Forbes - New Brunswick

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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'

Women's Maritime Championships

Adena Robinson - New Brunswick

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 Hometown: Perth-Andover, New Brunswick 

Age: 48 

Height: 5’9  

2018 National Ranking:  6th

Tartan: MacArthur

Notable Accomplishments

  • 2012 Perth-Andover Gathering of the Scots Champion
  • 2012 Pugwash Highland Games Champion
  • 2012 New Brunswick Highland Games Champion
  • 2007 New Brunswick Highland Games Champion 
  • 2007 Calgary Highland Games Champion 

Wendy McCrea - New Brunswick

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Perth-Andover, NB

Hometown: Perth-Andover, New Brunswick 

Age:  

Height: 5’8  

2018 National Ranking:  13th  

Tartan: 

Notable Accomplishments

  • 2013 Moncton Highland Games Champion
  • 2013 New Brunswick Highland Games Champion 

Kaitlyn Clark - New Brunswick

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Perth-Andover, NB

Hometown: Perth-Andover, New Brunswick 

Age: 25

Height:  5'7"

2018 National Ranking:  7th  

Tartan: Clark

Notable Accomplishments

  • 5th Canadian Women's Championships in just her 2nd Year of Heavy Athletics.

Liz MacDonald - Nova Scotia

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Halifax, NS

Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia

 Age: 

Height: 

2018 National Ranking:  5th  

Tartan: 

Notable Accomplishments

  • 2018 Cholchester Highland games Champion
  • 4th Womens National Championships 2018
  • 2018 Martime Women's Champion
  • 2018 Gathering of the Scots Champion

Erinn Quinn - PEI

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Charlottetown, PEI

Hometown:  Stratford, PEI

Age:  30

Height:  5’8”

2018 National Ranking:  9th 

Tartan:  All Ireland