A record-breaking heavy who lifted the Dinnie Steens has been celebrated in the Scottish Parliament.
The heavy brigade from across the globe gathered in Deeside yesterday to celebrate the famous Birse weightlifter Donald Dinnie.
Heavies from across the world will travel to Deeside next month to try and lift their way into the record books.
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People from all corners of the globe gathered to soak up the sunshine and get a taste of Highland Games action in Stonehaven yesterday.
It has been the ultimate challenge for strongmen across the world for 150 years.
An American tourist has smashed the record for a famous weight lifting challenge - the Dinnie Steens at Potarch.
VIDEO: Thousands gather as Dinnie Steens take centre stage at Arnold Schwarzenegger’s strongman festival
A crowd of thousands of people were roused by an historic Deeside feat of strength as it took centre stage at Arnold Schwarzenegger's US strongman festival.
A father-and-son have written themselves into Deeside history after completing their story with the legendary "Dinnie Steens".
A legendary Deeside challenge will take central stage at Arnold Schwarzenegger's US strongman festival - one of the biggest of its kind in the world.
Weighing just shy of 770lbs collectively, they have long been regarded by strongmen - since the days of Donald Dinnie - as the most famous of the Scottish lifting stones.
An American documentary, focusing on a legendary Deeside strongman, has opened to widespread acclaim.
More than 150 years ago, Deeside athlete Donald Dinnie summoned all his strength and crossed the Potarch Bridge with two massive stones weighing 770lbs.
Exactly 100 years after his death, the legacy of a Deeside strongman charged a foolproof Highland gathering of some 9,000 people at the weekend.
A strongman travelled all the way from England to carry out an extraordinary feat at one of Aberdeenshire's most popular Highland gatherings at the weekend.
A Dinnie Stane legend will return to Deeside with his family this weekend to take part in a documentary on the history of Scottish stone lifting.
In 1973 an unassuming Northern Irish policeman weighing under 12 stone stunned the north-east by becoming the first man to recreate a legendary feat of strength first carried out by local strongman Donald Dinnie 113 years before.