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    What should to take a notice when try to carry a Husafell-stone in Island? Permission from the landowner?

    My training video:
    ​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boNPIGkQULc

    ​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmr37ybOG1g

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    Hello Tatu,
    Great video clips. You know the secret about training to carry The Husafell Stone...do lots of stone carries.
    As you said it all starts with a dream.
    The Husafell Stone does not require permission to carry. Husafell is about 1 hour 45 minutes outside of Reykjavik and is easy to find on a map. There is a small church, kjirk, and a farm at the site. The stone pen and a plaque that tells the story is next to the stream. All you have to do is be respectful of the stone and the site, which I am sure you will be, and the rest is up to you. I would encourage you to look around and maybe you can meet the farmer who owns the land, Jon Pall Guðmundsson.
    When do you plan on going? It is actually a tourist area in a very pleasant valley, so in the summer the local accommodations could be full. So, be prepared.

    Fullsterkur! Bill

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    • #3
      Hi again. Thank you for your answer. I'm going next summer , the exact date is 10th June 2017. It is the 50th birthday. And on that day I was going to carry the stone . Do you have information on how many man has carried the stone ? Are there any statistics ?

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      • #4
        My trainingplace!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogDx4eZHPGU

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        • #5
          Great training place, love t!
          ------
          Dave

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          • #6
            Thanks!!

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            • #7
              Training video stone 145Kg/320lbs 62 meters.
              ​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VihELapU79s

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              • #8
                Impressive long run!
                "Action cures fear"

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                • #9
                  Thanks mate!!

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                  • #10
                    Great training area. Wish we had something like that nearby. Looks like you have a loadable Husafell stone to practice with

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                    • #11
                      I am pretty sure that Eric Fiorillo sells a 'Husa-steel'. Search the internet but I am sure he is having them made.

                      Bill

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                      • #12
                        First time 190kg natural stones carry. I don`t fully power yet next time more meters. Two month time to training. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mND-KbBoV7Y

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                        • #13
                          Nice!! Good luck!
                          "Action cures fear"

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                          • #14
                            Thanks mate!!

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                            • #15
                              Great video! I will say the maddening part of The Husafell Stone is that it is very smooth and dense. No real place to grab the stone. Keep training and good luck! Bill

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