Viral video – ‘The Mountain’ from ‘Game of Thrones’ smashes record with weight toss

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Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson.

KTVI – Prepare yourselves: season 5 of Game of Thrones is coming. To get you in the mood, here’s actor/strongman Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson tossing a 56-pound weight nearly 20-feet in the air at the Arnold Classic last weekend:

On the show, Björnsson plays a character named “The Mountain.” Never has a person been more fit for a role.

Oh, and last month Björnsson broke a thousand-year-old record to win the title of World’s Strongest Viking. I’m not making that up…