Those stones are still on the bridge and I myself lifted one in each hand on many occasions and one market day, I carried them across the bridge and back, some four to five yards - Donald Dinnie.

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Brett Nicol - At Potarch - 23rd September 2009, The Gathering - 6th August 2017, The Gathering II - 5th August 2018 & at Potarch 19th January 2019 .

Height - 5'8"

Weight - 13 st.

Age - 35

As a local resident Brett has performed well over 150 unassisted lifts over the years since his first lift in 2009. Brett also has his own replicas of the Dinnie stones named the Nicol Stones weighing around 800lbs which are available for lifting by anyone who wants to have a go.

Brett performed a successful lift at The Gathering agreed by the guest referees including Dr Jan Todd, Tony Aitchison, Imlach Shearer, Jack Shanks, Steve Stainless Murray and Travis Willingham who had also travelled from the USA. On the 19th January 2019 Brett performed 9 successful unassisted lifts of the stones.

Residence - Potarch, Royal Deeside

Click here for video of Brett lifting the Dinnie Stones

Thine very truly D Dinnie

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