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Are you stronger than a sumo wrestler? lead image
Historic stones
Are you stronger than a sumo wrestler?

Fukuoka's Kushida Shrine displays stones dedicated by some of the strongest sumo wrestlers in history.

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Stone locations
Japanese Lifting Stone Locations

Plan your stonelifting trip to Japan with our Japanese lifting stone directory!

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Dinnie Stones lead image
Historic stones
Dinnie Stones

Known across the strength world, this pair of legendary ringed stones is known for their immense challenges.

Húsafell Stone lead image
Historic stones
Húsafell Stone

The legendary Icelandic stone used as a gate to a sheep pen.

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