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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Charlie Blair Oliphant - At Potarch Cafe & Restaurant - 29th July 2017, The Gathering - 6th August 2017, Potarch Cafe & Restaurant - 28th April 2018 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Height - 6'

Weight -106KG, 16.7 stone

Age - 41, 42 & 43

Unassisted lifts

Residence - Ardblair Castle, Blairgowrie, Scotland

Witnesses, Malcom J Nicol, Helen Knowles, Brett Nicol, Jim Splaine, Rosemary Splaine, Andrew Cairney, Kara Shaw, Stephen Murray, Neil Elliot, Elizabeth Elliot, John Pollock, Rebecca Pollock & Avril Russell

Charlie created and runs The Ardblair Stones event at the annual Blairgowrie & Rattray Highland Games of which his Father, Laurence Blair Oliphant is Chieftain

Charlie hoisted the Steens for the second week in succession at The Gathering, firmly etching his name on the role of honour.

While completeing his lift in April 2018, Charlie recreated Jim Splaine's classic photo by placing his son Laurence on his shoulders.

Click here for video of Charlie lifting the Dinnie Stones in July 2017

Click here for video of Charlie lifting the Dinnie Stones at the Gathering in 2017

Click here for video of Charlie lifting the Dinnie Stones in April 2018

 

Thine very truly D Dinnie

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