The World’s Strongest Man, nicknamed “The Mountain” broke the world record today in the deadlift, pulling more than half a ton in the air.
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, from Iceland, broke the world record today deadlifting 501KG or more than 1,100 pounds. ‘Hafthor’ who is a former World’s Stongest Man winner, lifted more than any man has lifted before.
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The massive athlete is 6’9″ and a former professional basketball player. He also was on the hit series The Game of Thrones for five seasons.
Here he is breaking the world record.