Fans of Game of Thrones remember the grueling fight…err, death scene that included the infamous giant ‘The Mountain.’
Besides appearing on one of television’s most popular shows, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson—also known as Thor—has an interesting side job. When he was sidelined after a serious basketball injury, Thor decided to become a professional strongman, and he is now one of the strongest men in the world:
Thor dominated the Strongman Champions League circuit in 2014, winning four events.
Encore presentations of the Strongman Champions League will air Monday nights on Universal Sports Network. After watching Game of Thrones Sunday night, check out the next episode of Strongman Champions League this Monday, June 8 at 6 PM ET.
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