Jack Shanks Lifts The Dinnie Stones

Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 by John Wood

In 1972, Jack Shanks, a Belfast policeman, became the first man to lift the Dinnie Stones since Donald Dinnie himself, over a century before. Two important things should be noted about this historic lift: 1) Shanks weighed all of 180 lbs. and 2) he lifted the stones without the aid of straps.
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