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Aiming at the cockerel

Castello di Poggio

Our area of Valtopina, which is called Castello di Poggio, is the over-all winner of the medieval games – see my Facebook page.

There will be yellow flags flying everywhere.

The area is named after an uninhabited castle just outside the town.

Aiming at the cockerel

Aiming at the cockerel

Here a Poggio contestant is about to score in ‘Aiming at the cockerel’, in which a weighted plastic ball is thrown over a distance of 12 metres at a metal cockerel.

The cockerel

The cockerel

I was very impressed by his relaxed confidence and apparent complete lack of nerves.

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