HAFPOR JULIUS “THOR” BJORNSSON- 6’9” and 240 pounds
Bjornsson is famous for being the strongest man in the world. He also and plays Gregor “the Mountain” Clegane on HBO’s Game of Thrones. For the past three years he’s finished in the Top Three for the WSM, as well as being crowned Iceland’s Strongest Man in 2011 and 2012. His Squat record is 250kg, his Bench Press 230kg and his Deadlift 420kg.
LAURA DIJKEMA- 6′ 3
ZHAOXU ZHANG- 7′ 3″
Zhang is a Chinese basketball player. He currently plays for the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese Basketball Association. His collegiate career was at the University of California, Berkeley. Zhang is also a member of the Chinese national basketball team.
MONICA ABBOTT- 6’3″
ANDRE THE GIANT- 7’5” 520 Pounds
André René Roussimoff, a.k.a André the Giant was a French professional wrestler and actor. He was diagnosed with gigantism, or a disorder that is characterized by excessive growth and significantly above average height. This, later, resulted in acromegaly. André the Giant was a massive 7 feet 4 inches tall and weighed in at a remarkable 520 pounds. Andre died when he was just 46.
ZDENO CHARA- 6’9” and 255 pounds
Zdeno Chara is the tallest player to ever skate in the NHL. His huge frame makes him very intimidating on the ice. He is the current captain of the Boston Bruins and holds the Olympic record for the fastest slapshot in the world at 108.8 MPH.
GARBINE MUGURUZA- 5’9″
RIK SMITS- 7’4″
Rik Smits is known as The Dunking Dutchman. He was not just tall but also very skilled at basketball. He was one of the best big men in league history.
KONISHIKI YASOICHI- 6’4″ 630 pounds
MARIA SHARAPOVA- 6’2″
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a professional Russian tennis player. Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. This photo shows her height compared to Floyd Mayweather at the ESPYS.
CHUCK NEVITT- 7’5″
DARYA KLISHING- 5′ 9
Darya Igorevna Klishing is a Russian long jumper. She is known in Russia as a ‘traitor’. This is because Darya is one of 19 Russian athletes that were competing as a ‘neutral’ at the World Championships.
YOKOZUNA- 6’4” 600 pounds
AMAZON EVE- 6’6
Erika Ervin is known in her professional life as Amazon Eve. She is an American model, fitness trainer, and actress. She has appeared on the cover of Australian magazine Zoo Weekly and played a recurring character on American Horror Story: Freak Show.
JOHN DALY- 5’11” 370 pounds
MUSASHIMARU KOYO- 6’4″ 518 pounds
Koyo was a legend in the Japanese Sumo world and was the top champion for almost a decade. He won over 700 bouts and was only the second foreign-born athlete to reach the rank of Yokozuna.
STEFAN STRUVE- 7’0″
JOHN KRAHN- 7’0” 440 pounds
John Krahn is an 18-year-old high school football player who is truly massive. At 7 feet tall and 440 pounds, he dwarfs his competition.
MARK EATON- 7’4
MAMADOU NDIAYE- 7’5 tall and still just 18-years-old
The Senegalese student plays basketball at UC Irvine for the Anteaters. He is expected to be playing in the NBA soon.
SHAQUILLE O’NEAL- 7’1” and 325 pounds
MARGOT DYDEK- 7’2”
Margot was by far the tallest woman to ever play in the WNBA and she dominated defensively while in the league. She passed away in 2011 of a heart attack.
THE BIG SHOW- 7’2” and 450 pounds
HONG-MAN CHOI- 7’2” and 315 pounds
Hong-Man Choi is nicknamed the “Korean Colossus”. This huge man is a scary fighter for sure.
He switches between Kickboxing and MMA and is vicious at both.
IVO KARLOVIC- 6’11” 230 pounds
DONDRE HARRIS- 7’0” 380 Pounds
Although this kid is not yet a professional athlete, he is sure to be soon. Harris is in high school and is this big. Imagine his size once he stops growing.
TONY PICARD- 6’4” 400 Pounds
THE GREAT KHALI- 7’1” 347 Pounds
“Everyone looked up to The Great Khali – whether you wanted to or not. That’s because of the 7-foot-1, 347-pound skyscraper of a man towered over all of the WWE Universe. Khali stood out from every crowd not only for his overwhelming size but also for being the first to blaze a trail to WWE from his native India.”