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While Americans were tossing back Turkey Day leftovers, Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson AKA The Mountain was tossing kegs — high. The 400-pound Game of Thrones star was hard at work at last weekend’s Official Strongman competition in Sweden, shattering the keg toss world record with a 24-foot hurl. He lifted the 33-pound keg (and later a terrified bystander) like it was nothing.
Thor took first place in the competition, and absolutely no one was surprised.
I took 1st place today at the Giants Live Sweden! What an incredible show and amazing crowd! pic.twitter.com/P8noB3DLON
— Hafþór J Björnsson (@ThorBjornsson_) November 29, 2015
The two-time Europe’s Strongest Man broke a one thousand year-old weightlifting record earlier this year and collects strongman medals like it’s his hobby. According to Radio Times, he might break this same record again soon. “It was easy,” he said. “I could have broken the roof.”