Awards and citations:

1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

2001: Le Prix Champagne Lanson Ivory Award for

2011: Vindic d'Or MMXI – 'Meilleur blog anti-1855'

2011: Robert M. Parker, Jnr: ‘This blogger...’:

2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Newtonmore's Highland Games 2013: 3rd August includes hill race

Pipe band marches through Newtonmore (above and below)

There was tight security@the games (above and below)

 You're for the high jump!

Have your fortune told by Madame Suzaner Young

Throwing the hammer – winding up

Letting go

 Colin Bailey, MC

Hill runners setting off – they complete one lap of the games field 
before tackling the hill. Calum Morris Macintyre in orange top (pic- CRM)

 Hill run: the eventual winner heads for the hill

Closely pursued...

Calum Morris Macintyre (orange) heading out

The hill (An Torr) – a thin line of runners can be seen in the centre of photo 

The winner nearly on the home straight

Runners crossing the main road to Laggan (above and below)
245 and 122  heading home
Calum Morris Macintyre jumps over the Laggan road barrier
 Calum about to cross the river again

.. and now heading to the finish line (above and below)

Calum Morris Macintyre finishing (pic-CRM)
He finished around 35th out of some 84 who started

Calum relieved to have finished (pic CRM)

One of a number of pipers playing during the afternoon

 No 63: winner of the hill race immediately entered the 1500 metre race

Judges@work above and below

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