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Atlas Stones lead image
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Atlas Stones

The famous concrete balls lifted by Strongmen have a history rooted in Scottish stone lifting.

Garreg Orchest lead image
Historic stones

Garreg Orchest

An awkward Welsh carrying stone reminiscent of the Húsafell stone.

Klypelyftsteinen — Pinch lift stones lead image
Historic stones

Klypelyftsteinen — Pinch lift stones

A pair of stones that Sterke Nils lifted in the 1700's as a test of grip strength.

三ノ宮卯之助の大盤石 — Sannomiya Unosuke's large stone lead image
Historic stones

三ノ宮卯之助の大盤石 — Sannomiya Unosuke's large stone

The heaviest lifting stone in Japan, lifted by the strongest sumo wrestler of the Edo period.

The Sterke Nils Stein lead image
Historic stones

The Sterke Nils Stein

An enormous stone said to have been lifted by 'the giant of Seljord' Sterke Nils.

The Jakob Kvistad Stone lead image
Historic stones

The Jakob Kvistad Stone

A 398.5 kg stone lifted by an 18 year old circa 1889.

The Eidis Hansen Stone lead image
Historic stones

The Eidis Hansen Stone

A heavy Norwegian stone carried by the fisherman Eidis Hansen.

Top 5 heaviest stones lead image
Historic stones

Top 5 heaviest stones

A compilation of the heaviest lifting stones that we know of.

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