With only Scots competing, Colin Bryce is hosting the Scottish Native Heavyweight Championships this weekend, “the first Highland Games of the year.”
Rumor has is that Dr. Douglas Edmunds will be attending tomorrow’s Scottish Native Heavyweight Championships, so if you want to meet the man known as the Godfather of Strongman, this might be your opportunity. IronMind® | Courtesy of Linda Edmunds.
"Here is the official lineup:
• Gregor Edmunds (Carmunnock) - current SHGA World Champion, Scottish and Braemar champion.
• Craig Sinclair (Aberdeen) - Represented Scotland in world and European championships.
• Jason Young (Barlinnie) - Former Scottish Amateur Champion.
• Neil Elliott (Helensburgh) - Multiple winner of Scottish Shot and Discus championship.
• Daniel Carlin (Barrhead) - Current Scottish & English under-23 Shot Putt champion and represented Scotland at the Commonwealth Youth Games.
• Gary Hagan (Dumbarton) - Represented Scotland in Youth Olympic Games, former British under 21 discus champion.
• Sinclair Patience (Inverness) - Winner of World Highland Games amateur championship.
• Stephen King (Inverary) - 4 times winner of World Championship in hammer and caber events
• Lorne Coulthard (Blair Atholl) - Current holder of Glenfiddich League under 25 title.
• William Falconer (Glasgow) - Scottish Shot Putt 2008.
“All the action kicks of Saturday at 12 p.m. at Rouken Glen Park, Glasgow. Entry is free and there will be competitions for amateur strongmen and kids,” said Bryce.
And although IronMind can’t guarantee it 100%, if you swing by, in addition to catching the action on the field, you might have a chance to say hello to Dr. Douglas Edmunds, "the Godfather of Strongman. "
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