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Stone Lifting
Peter Cyr

Peter Cyr

Louis Cyr gets a lot of ink as one of the strongest men who ever walked the Earth — and rightly so — but he wasn’t the only strongman in the family. Louis had a brother, Peter, who did not inherit Louis’ immense girth, but was still very strong. Peter, who was billed...

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Jack Shanks Lifts The Dinnie Stones

Jack Shanks Lifts The Dinnie Stones

The year was 1972, and  Jack Shanks, a Belfast policeman, became the first man to lift the Dinnie Stones since Donald Dinnie himself, over a century before. Two important things should be noted about this historic lift: 1) Shanks weighed all of 180 lbs. and 2) Shanks...

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Tag:
Stone Lifting
Peter Cyr

Peter Cyr

Louis Cyr gets a lot of ink as one of the strongest men who ever walked the Earth — and rightly so — but he wasn’t the only strongman in the family. Louis had a brother, Peter, who did not inherit Louis’ immense girth, but was still very strong. Peter, who was billed...

read more
Jack Shanks Lifts The Dinnie Stones

Jack Shanks Lifts The Dinnie Stones

The year was 1972, and  Jack Shanks, a Belfast policeman, became the first man to lift the Dinnie Stones since Donald Dinnie himself, over a century before. Two important things should be noted about this historic lift: 1) Shanks weighed all of 180 lbs. and 2) Shanks...

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