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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Listed below are the names and details of lifters who have put the wind under the stones unassisted

Robert Dinnie - Bridge of Potarch - Date Unknown

Donald Dinnie - Bridge of Potarch - 1860

Jack Shanks - At Potarch - 8th May 1972 & 3rd June 1973

Syd Strachan - At Potarch -13th June 1971 (A) & 3rd June 1973 (U)

Jim Splaine - Photographed 5 times lifting the Dinnie Stones between 1973 & 1990

Imlach Shearer - At Potarch - 4th November 1971 (A) & 1973 (U)

Jim Fraser - At Potarch - Late 1970s

Frank Ciavattone - At Potarch - 24th September 1996

Nick McKinless - At Potarch - 5th April 1998

David Horne - At Potarch - 5th April 1998 & 24th May 1999

Clive Williams - At Potarch - 12th November 2000 & 1st November 2008

Raimonds Bergmanis - At Hazelhead, Aberdeen - July 2001

Steve Angell - At Potarch - 8th October 2001 & 17th November 2006

Kevin Fulton - At Potarch - 8th October 2001

James B.Blackhall - At Potarch - April 2002

Raymond Christie - At Potarch - 29th October 2003

Bill Crawford - At Potarch - 3rd October 2005, 8th December 2007 & 6th August 2016

Kenneth Nowicki - At Potarch, 7th May 2006 & 19th August 2007, & Aboyne Games 1st August 2009

Noel Green - At Potarch - 18th June 2006 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Tony Aitchison - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 28th October 2006

Tom Love - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 28th October 2006

Blyth Stevenson - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 28th October 2006

Stan Pike - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 17th November 2006

Craig Reid - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 13th July 2007

Keith Craigmile - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 8th December 2007 & 28th June 2009

Richard Ingram - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 8th December 2007, 4th May 2008 & 28th June 2009

Matthew Waldron-Moir - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 15th December 2007

Rob Russell - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 24th August 2008

Laine Snook - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 12th December 2008

Dr. Lance Holland-Keen - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire – 5th January 2009 & 14th June 2017

Stephen "Stainless" Murray - At the Aboyne Highland Games, Aberdeenshire - 1st August 2009

Andrew Cairney - At the Aboyne Highland Games, Aberdeenshire - 1st August 2009, at Potarch on Saturday 17th December 2016 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Robert Travis Willingham - At Potarch - 7th September 2009

Roger Davis - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 28th June 2009 & 7th December 2010

Brett Nicol - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 2009 - 2016 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2018 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Paul Joseph - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 9th & 10th October 2010

Rainer Katzenbeisser - At Potarch - 3rd & 4th April 2012 & 30th June 2013

Alex Roberts - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 29th July 2012 & 27th March 2013

Chad Ullom - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 4th November 2012 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Mark Haydock - At Potarch - 4th November 2012 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Al Myers - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 4th November 2012

James Grahame - At Potarch - 28th June 2013 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Matt Vincent - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - August 2013

Robert 'Eishenhans' Spindler - At Potarch - August 2013

Ryan Stewart - Aboyne - 31st July 2015 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Stevie Shanks - At Aboyne Village Green, Aberdeenshire - 3rd October 2015, at Potarch - 18th February 2017 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

James Gardner - At the Aboyne Highland Games, Aberdeenshire - 6th August 2016 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Pete Seddon - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 15th December 2016

Neil 'Nelly' Elliott - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 17th December 2016, at The Gathering - 6th August 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Ben Thomson - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 18th February 2017

John Pollock - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 18th February 2017

David Bagnall - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 25th February 2017, at The Gathering - 6th August 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Brian Irwin - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 25th February 2017 & at The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Bryan Hunsaker - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 25th March 2017

Martin Jancsics - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 27th May 2017 & 10th June 2017

Mike Bickers - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 14th June 2017

Aaron Monks - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 14th June 2017

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

Chris Beetham - At The Gathering - 6th August 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

David Little - At The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Dean Kent - At The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Ewan Massie - At The Gathering - 6th August 2017

Scott Dalrymple - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 23rd September 2017

Ian Coull - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 30th September 2017

Josh 'Gorilla' Brown - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 7th October 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Jeff Vouladakis - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 8th October 2017

Keith Surette - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 21st October 2017

Adam Bushaway - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 5th November 2017

Matt Jones - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 5th November 2017 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Timo Lauttamus - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 5th November 2017

Des Hylton - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 8th December 2017

Jayden Hill - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 31st March 2018

Stefan Larch - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 11th April 2018

James Crossley - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 28th April 2018

Jamie Gorrian - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 28th April 2018

Liam Tweedie - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 28th April 2018 & at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Fraser Love - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Cameron Ford - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Abraham Esdras - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Enzo Donadio - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Adrian McKinnon - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Matt Hand - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Jeff Bach - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Ben Carlin - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Joshua Haydock - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Mitch Jackson - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Stig Parker - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Darren Chapman - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - at The Gathering II - 5th August 2018

Daniel Falcone - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 26th August 2018

Gabe Bonneville - At Potarch, Aberdeenshire - 26th August 2018

 

Thine very truly D Dinnie

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