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Mark Felix lifts Dinnie Stones at Aboyne Games

 
 

Mark Felix Lifts Dinnie Stones

Mark Felix lifts Dinnie Stones at Aboyne Highland Games.
One of the worlds strongest men took The Dinnie Stanes challenge at Aboyne Highland Games 2014.
Mark Felix one of the worlds strongest men lifts The Dinnie Stanes ( Dinnie Stones ) at Aboyne Highland Games on Royal Deeside (Bill Bagshaw/M. Williams)

Mark Felix; one  of the worlds strongest men; lifts The Dinnie Stanes ( Dinnie Stones ) at Aboyne Highland Games on Royal Deeside.

Mark was challenged to repeat the legendary feat of Aboyne strongman Donald Dinne.   Dinnie carried the stones over the width of Potarch Bridge.

A replica of Potarch Bridge was set up in the games arena.  Mark successfully lifted and carried the stones; but was unable to carry them the full distance without putting them down several times.

Mark Felix takes a break on his attempt to carry The Dinnie Stones. Mark Felix undertakes The Dinnie Stanes challenge at Aboyne Highland Games. Mark sucessfully lifted and carried the Dinnie Stones in stages, but was unable to match Donald Dinnie "s feat of carrying them in one lift. (Bill Bagshaw, www.dsider.co.uk)

Mark was born in Grenada and regularly competes in The Worlds Strongest Man Competition.

Mark was born in 1966.  Donald Dinnie was born 130 years earlier in 1837, at Birse Aboyne.