‘The Giants of Iceland’, A Profile the Island Country’s Strongman Population

Vice’s latest documentary short, ‘The Giants of Iceland,’ is an examination of the strongman population of Europe’s most sparsely populated country. Iceland, which has a population of 326,000 people, has won eight World’s Strongest Man titles since the competition began in 1977, putting the country second to only the USA, which has won a total of nine. ‘The Giants of Iceland,’ an entry in Vice’s Fringes series, explores the lifestyle and health risks surrounding strongman culture.

Written by Brian Heater

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