Dinnie Stones

List of Known Successful Lifts.

Weighed by David Webster in 1956 at 435-lbs (197-kgs) & 340-lbs (155-kgs) Total = 775-lbs (352-kgs) (6.92-cwt)

Weighed by Gordon Dinnie in 1998 at 413-lbs ( 187-kgs) & 321-lbs (146-kgs) Total = 734-lbs (333-kgs) (6.55-cwt)

Last update - 14th October 2009.


Donald Dinnie - Photographed in 1870

Donald Dinnie - Bridge of Potarch - 1860

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 15 st. (210-lbs) (95.1-kgs)

Age - 23

Unassisted lift & carried stones 17'1", the width of the bridge

Residence - Wood Cottage, Birse, Aberdeenshire



Dave Prowse - Potarch - 1964

Dave Prowse - At Potarch - October 1964

Height - 6'7" (2.01m)

Weight - 19 st. (266-lbs) (120.7-kgs)

Age - 29

Strap grip assisted lift (5 lifts)

Residence - Bristol, England

David is the tallest lifter to date

Photo by kind permission of David P. Webster O.B.E

David Prowse is well known for his TV Commercials & Film Roles. He travelled the world for 15 years promoting Road Safety to schools as the 'Green X Man' and his famed for his role as 'Darth Vader' in 'Star War Films'. He was also the personal trainer to Christopher Reeves during his Superman Films.



Big Bill Bangert - Bridge of Potarch - 1971

Bill Bangert - At Bridge of Potarch - 13th June 1971

Height - 6'3" (1.91m)

Weight - 20 st. (280-lbs) (127-kgs)

Age - 50

Harness & rig assisted lift & shuffled walk carrying the stones the width of bridge and back in 23 seconds

Residence - St Charles, Missouri, USA.


Syd Strachan - Potarch - 1971

Syd Strachan - At Potarch -13th June 1971 & 3rd June 1973

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 1971 - 14 st. (196-lbs) (88.9-kgs) & 1973 - 15 st. (210-lbs) (95.3-kgs)

Age - 31 & 33

1971 he used Bill Bangert's Harness and carried the stones accross the bridge and back in 23 seconds & 1973 Strap grip assisted lift

Residence - Banchory, Aberdeenshire



Imlach Shearer - Potarch - 1971 Imalch Shearer in his prime

Imlach Shearer - At Potarch - 4th November 1971 & 1973

Height - 5'9" (1.75m)

Weight - 14 st. (196-lbs) (88.9-kgs)

Age - 25

Strap grip assisted (10 lifts) & unassited lift

Residence - Buckie, Banff

1971 Lift - Imlach wore Donald Dinnie's silver presentation belt, and the 1973 unassisted lift was witnessed by Gordon Forbes, a Highland Games Athlete from Buckie



Jack Shanks - Potarch - 1972

Jack Shanks - At Potarch - 8th May 1972 & 3rd June 1973

Height - 5'10" (1.78m)

Weight - 11 st. 7-lbs. (161-lbs) (73-kgs)

Age - 37 & 38

1972 - 4 unassisted lifts, plus a trial lift the evening before

Residence - Belfast, Northern Ireland

1973 - Unassisted lifts, series of 15 lifts covering 17'1", the equivalent to the width of bridge on the top of a flatbed lorry


Jim Splaine - Potarch - 1973 Jim Splaine with Syd Strachan looking on - Potarch - 1974 Jim Splaine with son Jim on his shoulders - Potarch - 1975 Jim Splaine - Potarch - 1989 Jim Splaine - James Dun's House - 1990

Jim Splaine - Photographed 5 times lifting the Dinnie Stones between 1973 & 1990

Photo No.1 - Potarch - Summer 1973 - 2 lifts, witnessed by family & friends

Photo No.2 - Potarch - 18th February 1974 - 2 lifts, witnessed by Syd Strachan & Press

Photo No.3 - Potarch - 15th March 1975 - 4 lifts & 3 lifts with son James on his shoulders - witnessed by P&J Evening Express

Photo No.4 - Potarch - 28th October 1989 - 4 lifts & walked 23 paces with smaller stone with unassited right hand grip

Photo No.5 - James Dun's House - 19th December 1990 - 3 lifts - at a Celebration of Local Heroes, covered by BBC, Grampian TV & Aberdeen Press

Height - 5'11" (1.80m)

Weight - 1973 - 10 st. 4-lbs. (144-lbs) (65.3-kgs) & 1990 - 12st (168-lbs) (76.2-kgs)

Age - 27 to 45 - The lightest lifter to date

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

Jim has recorded a total of 64 lifts between the years 1973 - 1990 and is undoubtedly the most successful and lightest lifter to date

See Video of Jim lifting the Dinnie Stones in 1990


Calum Morrison - Aberdeen - 2002 Calum Morrison - Potarch - 2008

Calum Morrison - At Ballater Square, 13th August 1995. - Aboyne Games, 2nd August 1997. - Potarch, 2000. - Duthie Park, Aberdeen, 2002. - Potarch, 19th January 2008

Height 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight 23 st. (322-lbs) (146.1-kgs) - 2008 24st. (336-lbs) (152-kgs)

Age - 32, 34, 37, 39, & 44

Strap grip assisted lifts as shown below

Residence - Dinnet, Aboyne

1995 - Single lift of stones, then one with additional 2 x 56-lb weights, (Claim currently under examination by one with 4 x 56-lb weights), weighing 775-lbs, 887-lbs (and 999-lbs) respectively

1997 - At Aboyne Games, lift & 2ft walk.

2000 - 7 lifts at Potarch.

2002 - 1 lift and 5 ft walk.

2008 - 2 lifts




Will Willson - Balater - 1995 Will Willson - Potarch - 1995

Will Willson - At Ballater Square, 13th August & Potarch September 1995

Height 6' (1.83m)

Weight 16 st.8-lbs (232-lbs) (105-kgs)

Age - 39

Strap assisted lifts as shown below

Residence - Bedale, North Yorkshire.

1995 - Ballater - lift of stones, then one with additional 2 x 56-lb weights, weighing 775-lbs & 887-Lbs.

1995 - Potarch - Several lifts witnessed by Graham Brown, Mrs Willson and spectators



A N Other

Unknown Athlete - At The Aboyne Games - 3rd August 1996

Height - 0'0" (0.00m)

Weight 00st. 00-lbs (000-lbs) (000.0-kgs)

Age - 00

1 Lift

Residence - ????

Photographed by Gordon Dinnie



Frank Ciavattone - Potarch - 1996 Certificate Issued by Weightlifting Association dated 1st December 1996,

Frank Ciavattone - At Potarch - 24th September 1996

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 19 st. 7-lbs. (273-lbs) (123.8-kgs)

Age - 42

Unassisted lift

Residence - Walpole, Massachusetts, USA

Unassisted lift was witnessed by Willy Wright, Andy Tomlin & Agnes Mcnineny, weightlifting referees, plus a busload of spectators. The record was endorsed, ratified, and a certificate issued & signed by Frank J. Allen of the International All-Round Weightlifting Association dated 1st December 1996, and shown on the right


Nick McKinless - Potarch - 1998 Nick McKinless - Potarch - 1998

Nick McKinless - At Potarch - 4th April 1998

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 14 st. 4-lbs. (200-lbs) (90.7-kgs)

Age - 27

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Cheltenham, England

Unassisted lift was witnessed by David Webster & Gordon Dinnie



David Horne - Potarch - 1998 David Horne - Potarch - 1998

David Horne - At Potarch - 5th April 1998 & 24th May 1999

Height - 6'2" (1.88m)

Weight - 15 st. (210-lbs) (96.3-kgs)

Age - 36 & 37

Unassisted lift

Residence - Stafford

In 1998, 2 Unassisted lifts was witnessed by David Webster & Gordon Dinnie - In 1999, single lift witnessed by Son Jason



Clive Williams - Potarch - 2000 Clive in 2008

Clive Williams - At Potarch - 12th November 2000 & 1st November 2008

Height - 5'8" (1.73m)

Weight - 15 st. 7-lbs. (217-lbs) (98-kgs)

Age - 56 & 64 - The oldest lifter to date

3 Unassisted lifts & 2 Strap Assisted Lifts in 2000 & 3 Assited lifts in 2008

Residence - Dingwall

Clive represented Britain in the 1999 Power Lifting Championships in Sun City, South Africa. His 5 lifts were witnessed by George Baxter Smith & Primrose Clark from Strathpeffer, David Somerville from Abriachan, Inverness & Eddie Garden from Dingwall, plus Potarch Hotel staff. Final 2 lifts were photographed and reported by The Deeside Piper and published on 24th November 2000 in their Edition No.818. Clive was sponsored to lift the Stones for "Children in Need" raising 250, he also received several crates from "Barrs Irn Bru" for his efforts, later donoted by Clive at other charitable events. In 2008 Clive's 3 asisted lifts were witnessed by Steve Elliot form Culbokie, Ross-shire, Stuart McHardy form Dores, Inverness & David Eadie from Dingwall



Glen Ross

Glen Ross - At Bridge of Potarch - May 2001

Height - 6'1" (1.85)

Weight 31st. 7-lbs (441-lbs) (200-kgs)

Age - 30

Strap assisted lift & walked 5'6" with stones on the Bridge of Potarch

Residence - Bangor, Co.Down

Witnessed by Brian Brebner, George Oates & Francis Brebner 2 x World Highland Games Champion & 7 x World Caber Tossing Champion


Raymond Bergmanis

Raymond Bergmanis - At Hazelhead, Aberdeen - July 2001

Height - 6'3" (1.91m)

Weight 21st. 12-lbs (306-lbs) (138.8-kgs)

Age - 33

1 Lift

Residence - Riga, Latvia

Witnessed by Francis Brebner 2 x World Highland Games Champion & 7 x World Caber Tossing Champion


Steve Angell - Potarch - 2001 Steve Angell - Potarch - 2001 Steve Angell - Potarch - 2006 Steve Angell - Potarch - 2006

Steve Angell - At Potarch - 8th October 2001 & 17th November 2006

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight 2001 - 16st 8-lbs (232-lbs) (105.2-kgs)

Weight 2006 - 17st (238-lbs) (108-kgs)

Age - 31 & 36

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Milton Keynes

In 2001 Steve made 5 lifts as reported in the Iron Grid, Vol.2 No.1, Jan 2002 and witnessed by Willy Wright & Andy Tomlin weightlifting referees from the Weightlifting Association Glasgow plus a group of spectators, and in 2006 he performed 4 reps witnessed by Stan Pike, Craig Beedie & his partner Holly Miller the new landlords of the Potarch Hotel


Kevin Fulton - Potarch - 2001

Kevin Fulton - At Potarch - 8th October 2001

Height - 6' (1.83M)

Weight - 18 st 7-lbs (259-lbs) (117.5-kgs)

Age - 41

Unassisted lift

Residence - Nebraska, USA

Kevin's single lift as reported in the Iron Grid, Vol 2 No 1 Jan 2002 and witnessed by Willy Wright & Andy Tomlin weightlifting referees from the Weightlifting Association Glasgow plus a group of spectators


James Blackhall - Potarch - 2002

James B.Blackhall - At Potarch - April 2002

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 15 st. 7-lbs (217-lbs) (98.4-kgs)

Age - 29

Unassisted lift.

Residence - Auchaballa, Ballogie, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

Jim completed 3 lifts in a 5 minute period, holding his first lift for 10 seconds



Raymond Christie - Potarch - 2003

Raymond Christie - At Potarch - 29th October 2003

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 21 st. 4-lbs (298-lbs) (135.2-kgs)

Age - 30

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Perth

Raymond completed 3 lifts - Reported and photographed in the MILO Vol.1, No.4, March 2004


Paul Swinton - At Potarch - 2006 Paul Swinton - Potarch - 2006

Paul Swinton - At Longside, Peterhead, 22nd May 2005 - At Potarch, 24th April 2006

Height - 6' (1.85m)

Weight - 20 st. (280-lbs) (127-kgs)

Age - 25, 26

Strap assisted lifts

Residence - Aberdeen

Paul completed 1 lift in 2005, & 5 lifts in 2006

The 2005 assisted lift was witnessed by David Webster, and the 5 assisted lifts photographed and witnessed by Scott Taylor& Ross McSkimming

See Video of Paul lifting the Dinnie Stones


Neil Hamilton -  - 2005

Neil Hamilton - At Longside, Peterhead - 22nd May 2005

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 20 st. 7-lbs (287-lbs) (130.2-kgs)

Age - 26

Strap assisted lift

Residence - Shetland Islands

Neil completed 1 lift. witnessed by David Webster

Assisted lift was witnessed by David Webster.


Bill Crawford - Potarch - 2005 Bill Crawford - Potarch - 2007

Bill Crawford - At Potarch - 3rd October 2005 & 8th December 2007

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight 20 st. (280-lbs) (127-kgs)

Age - 43 & 47

Unassisted lifts

Residence - New Hampshire, USA.

2005 - Unassisted lift was witnessed by David Webster & Gordon Dinnie

2007 - 6 unassisted lifts using side by side stance, and 5 unassited lifts in the straddle position. He lifted & moved the stones five feet, lifting them side by side and swinging them forward 3 times he travelling 5 feet. witnessed by Alex Thomson, David Webster, Keith Craigmile, Richard Ingram, & Holly Crawford

See Video of Bill lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See Video of Bill lifting the Inver Stone

Erik Sauve - Potarch - 2005

Erik Sauve - At Potarch - 3rd October 2005

Height - 5'10" (1.78m)

Weight - 18 st. 13-lbs. (265-lbs) (120.2-kgs)

Age - 40

Strap grip assisted lift

Residence - Massachusetts, USA.

Strap assisted lift was witnessed by David Webster & Gordon Dinnie



Scott Taylor - Potarch - 2006 Scott Taylor - Potarch - 2006

Scott Taylor - At Potarch - 24th April 2006

Height - 6'3" (1.91m)

Weight - 22 st. 7-lbs. (313-lbs) (142-kgs)

Age - 31

Strap assisted lifts

Residence - Aberdeen

3 Strap assisted lifts, photographed and witnessed by Paul Swinton & Ross McSkimming.

See Video of Scott lifting the Dinnie Stones


Kenneth Nowicki - Potarch - 2006 Ken Nowicki - Aboyne Highland Games - 2009 Ken Nowicki - Potarch - 2007

Kenneth Nowicki - At Potarch, 7th May 2006 & 19th August 2007, & Aboyne Games 1st August 2009

Height - 5'10" (1.78m)

Weight - 2006 16 st. 10-lbs. (234-lbs) (106.14-kgs) - 2007 18 st. 1-lb. (254-lbs) (115-kgs) - 2009 20 st. 7-lbs (287-lbs) (130-kgs)

Age - 17 & 19 & 21 Respectively

Strap grip assisted lifts in 2006 & 2007, Unassitsed lifts in 2009

Residence - Banchory

In 2006, Kenneth the youngest lifter to date, made a single lift followed by 4 reps, then 8 reps all assisted- witnessed by Alec McDonald.

In 2007 made a single assited lift witnessed and photographed by Alec McDonald

In 2009 did 2 single, 2 reps, & 1 single lift all unassisted, photographed by Gordon Dinnie, and witnessed by Andrrew Cairney, Stephen Murray, Calum Morrison, and a large crowd of spectators.

See Video of Ken lifting the Dinnie Stones


Noel Green - Potarch - 2006 Noel Green - Potarch - 2006

Noel Green - At Potarch - 18th June 2006

Height - 6'2" (1.88m)

Weight - 19 st. (266-lbs) (121-kgs)

Age - 24

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Aberdeen

Noel made 4 unassisted lifts - witnessed by Paul Swinton, Scott Taylor, Ross McSkimming & Chris Stopper.

See Video of Noel lifting the Dinnie Stones

Tony Aitchison  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2006

Tony Aitchison - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 28th October 2006

Height - 5'11" (1.80m)

Weight - 16 st. 2-lbs. (226-lbs) (103-kgs)

Age - 41

Unassisted lift

Residence - Kirkcaldy, Fife

Tony performed 4 reps which were videoed and witnessed by Tam Love & Blyth Stevenson

See Video of Tony & Tam Love lifting the Dinnie Stones


Tam Love  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2006

Tom Love - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 28th October 2006

Height 6 (1.83m)

Weight - 15 st. (210-lbs) (95-kgs)

Age - 25

Unassisted lift

Residence - Dunfermline, Fife

Tam performed 3 reps which were videod and witnessed by Tony Aichison & Blyth Stevenson



Blyth Stevenson  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2006

Blyth Stevenson - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 28th October 2006

Height - 6'4" (1.93m)

Weight - 18 st. 12-lbs.(264-lbs) (120-kgs)

Age - 30

Unassisted lift

Residence - Kirkcaldy, Fife

Blyth performed 1 lift which was videod and witnessed by Tony Aitchison & Tam Love



Stan Pike  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2006

Stan Pike - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 17th November 2006

Height - 6'3" (1.91m)

Weight - 18 st. 7-lbs.(259-lbs) (117-kgs)

Age - 54

Unassisted lift

Residence - Middlebie, near Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Stan performed 1 lift, witnessed by Steve Angell and Craig Beedie, the new landlord of the Potarch Hotel



Daniel Brown  Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 2007

Daniel Brown - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 14th March 2007

Height - 5'11" (1.80m)

Weight - 13 st. 9-lbs.(191-lbs) (87-kgs)

Age - 24

Strap assisted lift

Residence - Banchory

Daniel performed 1 lift, witnessed by Andrew Brown and Portach Hotel Landlord.



Craig Reid  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007 Craig Reid - Potarch - 2007

Craig Reid - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 13th July 2007

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 18 st. 13-lbs. (265-lbs) (120-kgs)

Age - 39

Unassisted lift

Residence - Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Craig performed 5 lifts within a 10 minute period using a hook grip, witnessed by Kiwis Pat Hellier & Mick Cottrel who were all in Scotland to compete at Highland Games.



Mike Pockoski  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Mike Pockoski - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 6th August 2007

Height - 6'4" (1.93m)

Weight - 18 st. 13-lbs. (265-lbs) (120-kgs)

Age - 30

Assisted lift

Residence - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA

Mike performed 1 lift, using straps from his camera bag, witnessed by bert Sotin, Dan McKim and Mike's wife Mindy. Also captured on video see beloow.

See Video of Mike and friends attempting the Dinnie Stones

Alec McDonald  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Alec McDonald - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 19th August 2007

Height - 5'11" (1.80m)

Weight - 15 st. 10-lbs. (220-lbs) (100-kgs)

Age - 30

Assisted lift

Residence - Torphins, Aberdenshire

Alec performed 2 lifts, witnessed and photographed by Ken Nowicki



Keith Craigmile  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Keith Craigmile - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 8th December 2007 & 28th June 2009

Height - 5'10" (1.78m)

Weight - 15 st. 3-lbs. (213-lbs) (97-kgs)

Age - 48 & 49

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Blackburn, Aberdeen

2007 - Keith performed 4 repetitions, witnessed and photographed by Alex Thomson, David Webster, Richard Ingram, Mike Fraser.

2009 - Keith performed 1 lift, witnessed by David Webster, Laine Snook, Calum Morrison, Alan Wyne, & Graham Brown.



Richard Ingram  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Richard Ingram - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 8th December 2007, 4th May 2008 & 28th June 2009

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 13 st. 4-lbs. (186-lbs) (84-kgs)

Age - 33, 34 & 35

Unassisted & assisted lifts

Residence - Inverurie

2007 - Richard performed 4 unassited repetitions, witnessed and photographed by Alex Thomson, David Webster, Keith Craigmile, Mike Fraser.

2008 - Richard performed 1 unassisted lift, witnessed and photographed by Alex Thomson, Keith Craigmile.

2009 - Richard performed 3 assisted Repetitions, witnessed Keith Craigmile, Mike Fraser.



Mike Fraser  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Mike Fraser - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 8th December 2007 & 28th June 2009

Height - 6'2" (1.88m)

Weight - 17 st. 5-lbs. (243-lbs) (110-kgs)

Age - 21 & 23

Strap assisted lifts

Residence - Blackburn, Aberdeen

2007 - Mike performed 2 lifts, witnessed and photographed by Alex Thomson, David Webster, Keith Craigmile, Richard Ingram.

2009 - Mike performed 1 lift, witnessed by Keith Craigmile, Richard Ingram.




Matthew Waldron-Moir  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2007

Matthew Waldron-Moir - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 15th December 2007

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 13 st. 5-lbs. (187-lbs) (85-kgs)

Age - 38

Unssisted lifts

Residence - Originally from Cornwall, now lives on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Matthew made 4 unassisted lifts, witnessed and videod by his wife Katherine

See Video of Matthew lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See Matthew lifting the Inver Stone


Robert Parfitt  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2008

Robert Parfitt - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 4th May 2008

Height - 5'4" (1.63m)

Weight - 11 st. 5-lbs. (159-lbs) (72-kgs)

Age - 48

Assisted lifts

Residence - Alford, Aberdeenshire

Bob made 2 assisted lifts, witnessed and photographed by Alex Thomson,




Rob Russell  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2008

Rob Russell - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 20th August 2008

Height - ?'?" (1.88m)

Weight - ?? st. ?-lbs. (???-lbs) (???-kgs)

Age - ??

Unassisted lift ???

Residence - ???

Rob made a single unassisted lift ????, witnessed by ??????

See video of Rob lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See video of Rob lifting the Inver Stone

Laine Snook

Laine Snook - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 12th December 2008

Height - 6'7" (2.01m)

Weight - 23 st. (322-lbs) (146-kgs)

Age - 40

Unassisted lift

Residence - Leinthall, Earls

The unassisted lift was witnessed by Roger Davis & Graham Brown

See video of Laine lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See video of Laine lifting the Inver Stone

Alan Wyne - At Potarch - 2008

Alan Wyne - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 12th December 2008

Height - 5'7" (1.70m)

Weight - 10 st.10-lbs (150-lbs) (68-kgs)

Age - 46

Assisted lift

Residence - Kelty, Fife

The assisted lift was witnessed by Roger Davis, Laine Snook.




Lance Holland-Keen  Potarch,  Aberdeenshire - 2009

Dr. Lance Holland-Keen - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire 5th January 2009

Height - 6'2" (1.88m)

Weight - 20 st. 2-lbs. (282-lbs) (128-kgs)

Age - 33

Assisted lift

Residence - Mt. Annan, New South Wales, Australia

Lance made a single strap assisted lift at -3 degrees, witnessed by his wife Susan, stepdaughter Leighann, and his parents Delaine and Charles Holland-Keen

See video of Lance lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See video of Lance lifting the Menzies Stone - / - See video of Lance lifting the Inver Stone

Roger Davis - At Potarch - 2009

Roger Davis - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 28th June 2009

Height - 5'8" (1.73m)

Weight - 12 st.11-lbs (179-lbs) (81-kgs)

Age - 39

Assisted lifts

Residence - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Roger's 2 assisted lifts were witnessed by David Webster, Laine Snook, Calum Morrison, Alan Wyne, & Graham Brown.



Stephen 'Stainless' Murray - At Aboyne - 2009

Stephen "Stainless" Murray - At the Aboyne Highland Games, Aberdeenshire - 1st August 2009

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 15 st. (210-lbs) (95-kgs)

Age - 44

Unssisted lifts

Residence - Glasgow

2 single unassisted lifts were photographed by Gordon Dinnie, and witnessed by Ken Nowicki, Andrew Cairney, Calum Morrison, and a large crowd of spectators.

See video of Stephen lifting the Dinnie Stones - / - See video of Stephen lifting the Inver Stone

Andrew Cairney - At Aboyne - 2009

Andrew Cairney - At the Aboyne Highland Games, Aberdeenshire - 1st August 2009

Height - 6'1" (1.85m)

Weight - 22 st. (308-lbs) (140-kgs)

Age - 29

Unssisted lift

Residence - Glasgow

Single unassisted lift was photographed by Gordon Dinnie, and witnessed by Ken Nowicki, Stephen Murray, Calum Morrison, and a large crowd of spectators.

See video of Andy lifting the Inver Stone

Travis Willingham - At Potarch - 2009 Travis Willingham - At Potarch - 2009

Robert Travis Willingham - At Potarch - 7th September 2009

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 23 st. 3-lbs (325-lbs) (147-kgs)

Age - 35

Unssisted lifts

Residence - Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

Travis performed 3 unassisted lifts, witnessed and videod by his wife Sarah Willingham.

See video of Travis lifting the Dinnie Stones

See Video of two unknown athletes lifting the Dinnie Stones