BuzzFeed is reporting the existence of perhaps the most shocking image you've ever seen, and it's The Mountain from Game of Thrones back when he was not a mountain at all. He was not even a bunny hill. He was more like a bunny.
But before he began the diet of 14 eggs per day (as a snack) that turned him into the world's third strongest man, the now 27-year-old Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson played pro hoops in Iceland. He looked, um, really different.
Mountain circa 2006
That young mountain boy on the left weighs 230 pounds and stands 6-foot 9-inches tall. Even though in comparison to current Mountain he looks tiny, he was still kind of huge. He's still presumably 6'9" unless he rage-shrunk, but now he's around 400 pounds of pure, terrifying muscle.
According to GQ, Björnsson started making the transition from baller to monsta after an ankle injury. He started to rehab and kind of just never stopped. Someone tell him it's time to stop.