Stones of Strength

"Ohio Stones of Strength Competition began in 2019 and is open to all interested athletes and audience members. The competition consists of lifting a stone over a caber approximately one meter off the ground. There are two separate feats of strength that represent Scottish heavy lifting stones, simply known as clach cuid fir or manhood stones. The Cardinal Stone (half-strength) which weighs 280 lbs and the Buckeye Stone (full-strength) which weighs 320 lbs. The competition takes place the Saturday of the Games.

Contact Sean Urquhart [email protected] for more information.

"A man is of little worth without strength or device"

Gaelic Proverb
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We'd like to thank our sponsor, Sullivan's Brewery and OH'Irish, for donating the t-shirts worn by our athletes, judges and athletic administrators.