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Raising the bar

Alan Maloney competes in the sheaf toss at Sitka Seafood Festival's 2014 Highland Games, sending his bale over the 15 foot bar. (KCAW  photo/Rachel Waldholz)

(KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)

Alan Maloney competes in the men’s open sheaf toss at the Sitka Seafood Festival’s 2014 Highland Games. The bale, which weighs 16 pounds, easily cleared the 15-foot bar on this toss. The dress code for these particular games called for kilts, something Maloney had no trouble tracking down: he has a collection, and supplied several other competitors with their tartan. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)

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