The New vikings of Jakabol
“ This rock weighs 100kg. If you manage to lift it, you’re doing well but you’re only half way there. That one however,weighs 154kg. Lift that one and you’re a true man!
In Iceland, the cult of the body is more than a habit, it’s a passion, in fact it’s the country’s favourite pass time which explains why the majority of Icelandic men are built like houses!
The young athletes of Jakabol aren’t to be outdone. Tipping the scales at some 180kgs and measuring over 1m90 they evoke their viking heritage and channel its power channel its power. Far from the cliché of a brute, we find men motivated by a herculean undertaking, dreaming of perhaps taking home the coveted title of Strongest Viking of the Year!