The Largest Athletes of All Time

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These Athletes Are Larger Than Life

In sports, everyone knows that your success is based on practice, skill, and drive. But sometimes, sheer size is enough to get you to the top.

While most people associate size with sports like football or basketball, it turns out that numerous professional athletes from across the board are actually giants in real life. When you’re 6’8″ and 340 lbs, I guess it makes sense to dedicate yourself to sports instead of some other vocation.

Ranked by BMI, height, and weight, these are some of the largest athletes in history. Start the slideshow below to be blown away by these larger than life behemoths!

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