Icelandic actor and athlete-weightlifter Haftor Julius Bjørnson, who performed the role of Gregor Kligana nicknamed Mountain in the fourth season of "Game of Thrones" has beaten semi-legendary world record set more than 1000 years ago. The actor made a record five steps with a 9-meter log weighing more than 600 kg, thereby surpassing the result of one of the leaders of the People's Viking legendy.
Icelandic legend has it that a Viking named Orm Storulffson done three steps on the shoulders of a 10-foot logs that fun 650 pounds. Log Vikings helped throw 50 people. However, after three steps spine Viking broke under the enormous weight. 26-year-old was able to do Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson 5 steps, and this beat that record.