When they were children, Gregor shoved Sandor's face into a brazier for using his toy, gruesomely scarring him. 859 likes. . 2. Ironically, Gregor's ward, Queen Cersei, dies at the same time below them as even the crypts beneath the keep collapse, fulfilling (in a narrow, somewhat ironic sense) Qyburn's promise that the knight would not rest until her enemies had been defeated and "evil driven from the realm". He finished runner-up in 2014 event to Žydrūnas Savickas and again in the 2016 event to Brian Shaw. He won Europe's Strongest Man in 2014, a feat he repeated in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Gregor Clegane is not a point of view character in the novels, so his actions are witnessed and interpreted through the eyes of other people, such as Arya Stark and Cersei Lannister. After 10 games it was discovered that he had been playing with a broken bone in his ankle and would require surgery. 'Game of Thrones' actor Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane in the HBO series, set a deadlift world record by lifting 501 kilograms on Saturday. Tywin Lannister sends him to raid the Riverlands. , Hafþór met Icelandic strongman Magnús Ver Magnússon at his gym "Jakaból" in 2008, and Magnús said that Hafþór seemed a good prospect as a strongman. Toen Tyrion Lannister vroeg om een Gerechtelijk Tweekamp werd Gregor Clegane de kampioen van Cersei. He won gold at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2018, 2019 and 2020. , In May 2020, Hafþór stated that he would never return to a Giants Live event or a World's Strongest Man competition, thus statedly ending Hafþór's participation in World's Strongest Man. Gregor Clegane is the only character in the entire series who has been portrayed by more than two actors in different seasons. He later abandons Harrenhal after slaughtering the prisoners and is defeated by Edmure Tully at the Stone Mill, but manages to escape back to the Westerlands. Hafþór surpassed the strongman deadlift record of 500 kilograms (1,102 lb) which was set by Eddie Hall in 2016. Beric Dondarrion is sent to arrest Gregor. Over the course of his service to Tywin Lannister, he has committed numerous war crimes, most infamously the rape and murder of the Targaryen royal family, but has repeatedly avoided punishment due to House Lannister's power and influence over the Iron Throne.  He is the older brother of Sandor "The Hound" Clegane; who has hated him ever since Gregor gruesomely scarred Sandor by shoving his face into a brazier when they were children. Robb chides his uncle, having planned to draw the Mountain into a trap of his own making to be captured or killed. The procedure is seemingly a success as Ser Gregor returns to duty, now as a kingsguard, presenting himself as Cersei returns from her walk of shame.  He placed fourth in the Giants Live Poland 2011 event on 6 August 2011. Hafþór Julius "Thor" Björnsson (26 november 1988) is een IJslandse Sterkste Man-deelnemer, televisie- en filmacteur, een voormalig professioneel basketbalspeler en de Sterkste Man van Europa van 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 en 2019. He subsequently appeared in A Clash of Kings (1998), A Storm of Swords (2000) and in A Dance with Dragons (2011). He was initially played by Conan Stevens. Ser Gregor Clegane, also known as the Mountain That Rides, or simply the Mountain, was a Lannister bannerman. Ser Gregor Clegane is the head of House Clegane, a knightly house from the Westerlands, and the elder brother of Sandor Clegane. In an online video interview by Mulligan Brothers published 21 December 2019, Hafþór lamented not having seen his daughter in three years. This was his first main acting role, and he is the third person to depict the character after Conan Stevens played the role in season 1 and Ian Whyte in season 2. Cersei enlists ex-maester Qyburn to save him, though Qyburn claims that the procedure will "change" Clegane. Gregor Clegane, nicknamed "The Mountain That Rides" or simply "The Mountain", is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. Sandor Clegane. The Mountain received his nickname due to his intimidating size and eventually became Cersei's lone bodyguard by the end of the series.  On 21 October 2018, Hafþór announced that he and Henson had married. , At the 2015 Caledonian Club Highland Games, Icelandic junior national basketball teams, "Breaking News: Hafthor Bjornsson Wins 2018 World's Strongest Man in Manila", "Hafþór Björnsson genginn til liðs við KR", "Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson leikur ekki meira á þessari leiktíð", "Hafþór Júlíus: Ofvirki Skagastrákurinn sem breyttist í vöðvafjall", "Magnus Ver Magnusson: Icelandic Strongman Scout", "Hafþór Júlíus sterkasti maður á Íslandi", "Haffþór [sic] Júlíusson Björnsson wins Iceland's OK Budar Strongman Contest", "Brian Shaw Wins the Inaugural Jon Pall Sigmarsson Classic Strongman Contest", "Hafthor Julius Bjornsson Wins the Strongest Man in Iceland", "Hafthor Julius Bjornsson Wins Iceland's Strongest Man", "Hafthor Wins World's Strongest Viking, Sets Sights on World's Strongest Man", "Weightlifting: 'The Mountain' Bjornsson deadlifts 501 kg to set official world record", "Giants Live–Poland: Radzikowski, Jenkins and Baron Make WSM Cut . He subsequently began his strongman career. Ser Gregor Clegane is head of House Clegane and a bannerman to House Lannister. Ser Gregor is present when Daenerys Targaryen arrives at King's Landing with all her forces, demanding the release of her advisor Missandei and Cersei's surrender. Drag and drop upload, viewable on any device. 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When Sandor and Gregor were children, Gregor held his brother's face in a fire for playing with one of his toys without permission, horrifically scarring him. Previous Hafþór was cast as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series 'Game of Thrones (2011)' in August 2013. Vlak voor hij in het gevecht Oberyn Martel doodde biechtte hij zijn daden op die betrekking hadden tot Elia Martel.  He played Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the HBO series Game of Thrones for five seasons. Hafþór was cast as Ser Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane for the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones in August 2013. , Hafþór finished in second place at the inaugural Jón Páll Sigmarsson Classic in November 2010, behind Brian Shaw. 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