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#21 OFFLINE   Stephen Ruby

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 06:41 PM

Weren't his hands like 13-14" long or something?

Robert Wadlow who was 8'11 had about 13 inch hands. I doubt andre were longer, though they were probably stronger and thicker.



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Posted 04 July 2014 - 06:50 AM

 

Weren't his hands like 13-14" long or something?

Robert Wadlow who was 8'11 had about 13 inch hands. I doubt andre were longer, though they were probably stronger and thicker.

 

Wadlow's hands were long but not thick relative to the length. I would vote Leonid Stadnyk from the Ukrain as having the largest (normal) hands known to date by both length and thickness. Here's a great link with more pics than any other link I have found: http://www.thetalles...onidstadnyk.htm

 

On this same site under Andre the Giant there is many, many pics (some rare) of Andre as well. Not to mention any other tall human you can think of. http://www.thetalles...drethegiant.htm

 

ENJOY!!! :)

 

BTW, if anyone knows of a human with larger, normal hands than Stadnyk please share a link to compare.

By normal I mean without being deformed or tumorous.


Edited by Mighty Joe, 04 July 2014 - 06:52 AM.

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Posted 06 July 2014 - 05:50 PM

Andre coulda been King Of Thick bar no doubt!



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Posted 09 July 2014 - 07:00 AM

I read and article about him...

 

I had a picture saved to my desktop once where he was holding up the front end of some french car. ....

British car ;) , Aston Martin ( DB6 or DB7?). Amazing guy, from what I've read he did show wrestling moves like jumps from the top rope and other stuff showing a lot of agility. Seems he had to change his act to showing slowness and not agility as to not appear to strong an opponent...

Liked to see him!



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Posted 10 July 2014 - 07:47 AM

I shall never forget the picture of Calvin Laine( sp) standing next to fellow player Shak. That man was something!
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Posted 10 July 2014 - 11:01 AM

Name spelled Calvin Lane

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 01:59 PM

And Shaq?

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 03:45 AM

And Shaq?

 

Dwarfed  Lol

 

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Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:57 AM

And Shaq?

 
Dwarfed  Lol
 
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I would look like an infant if I were included in that photo
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Posted 29 July 2014 - 12:07 AM

I read an article on Calvin Lane that said he was a black belt in Karate, won all 15 of his amateur boxing matches by KO and was a bouncer in a club who once took on 10 guys.  Of course after he knocked 5 of them out, the other 5 ran off.

 

Wouldn't want to tangle with him.