6 Amazing Photos Of Igor Vovkovinskiy, The Tallest Man In The United States Getting Fitted For Shoes

Igor Vovkovinskiy says "he's had 16 surgeries in six years to fix problems created by shoes that didn't fit. He's 7 feet, 8 and one-third inches tall with a shoe size somewhere between a 22 and 26." With the help of Reebok he will finally get a pair that fits (at a cost of $12 to $20,000)!

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Igor Vovkovinskiy, of Minneapolis, currently the tallest man in the United States at seven feet eight inches, has his feet measured by shoe technicians as part of a shoe fitting at Reebok headquarters, in Canton, Mass., Thursday, May 3, 2012. Vovkovinskiy, who has a shoe size between 22 and 26, says he's had 16 surgeries in six years to fix problems created by shoes that didn't fit. Reebok is providing the shoes at no charge.

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