Highest beer keg toss: Hafthor Bjornsson breaks Guinness World Records record (VIDEO)
Norrkoping, Sweden -- Hafthor Bjornsson tackled his own world record in the keg toss at the Giants Live strongman contest in Sweden; the 27-year-old managed to lob a 15kg beer keg over his head and clear the bar at a peak height of 7.05m, setting the new world record for the Highest beer keg toss (/15kg),
according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane in the acclaimed drama Game of Thrones, broke his own record for a keg throw at a World's Strongest Man Qualifying tour event. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the highest beer keg toss (male/12,32 kg) is 8.05 m (26 ft 4.93 in) and was achieved by Thor Björnsson (Iceland) on the set of 'Lo Show dei Record' in Milan, Italy, on 11 July 2014. The beer keg weighed 12.32 kg.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Farthest washing machine throw - pair, set by Miguel Ballesteros and José Francisco Dopcio de Pablo (both Spain), who managed to toss a washing machine weighing 47 kg (103.61 lb) a distance of 6.37 m (20 ft 10.6 in) at the studios of El Show de los Récords, Madrid, Spain on 23 October 2001. Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane in the acclaimed drama Game of Thrones, broke his own record for a keg throw at a World's Strongest Man Qualifying tour event.
"Nothing can stop me, nothing can break me. I am going to throw it throw the roof" it was far from an empty promise.
Thor has smashed the keg toss record throwing the 15kg barrel 7.05 meters over his head. This feat was performed at Giants Live Sweden.
The three time World's Strongest Man finalist, shattered all expectations flinging the 33lbs of steel an incredible 7.05m in the air.
To put that into perspective that's the equivalent of throwing a 4 year old over three buses stacked on top of each other.