Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA
Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA

When ‘Game of Thrones’ Hafthor Bjornsson broke the dead lift world record, what did he smell and why were his crew shouting?

  • Moments before Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane actor lifts 501kg, he sniffs ammonia smelling salts for an added boost and has his team shout for a psychological advantage

Topic |   Extreme fitness
Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA
Hafthor Bjornsson has set a new deadlifting world record after lifting 501kg in Iceland. Photo: EPA
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