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Haley Gow

AKA Big Velvet

AGE 35

HEIGHT 6'

HOME TOWN Buffalo, NY

YEARS THROWING This will be lucky # 7

HOW DID YOU START IN HIGHLAND GAMES? Saw Courtney McGuire throwing the caber while drinking beer at a Celtic festival, walked up and asked her how to get involved. She was annoyed but helped me out anyway 😂

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND Former D1/ Pro volleyball player

FAVORITE EVENT Sheaf

PR IN FAVORITE EVENT Smashing the bar at 28 ( I consider it a PR)

GAME ACCOLADES Always a bridesmaid never a bride.

FUNNY/UNIQUE HIGHLAND GAMES STORY I got injured RIGHT after competing all day 😅

Haley Gow
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