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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Big man big shoes: Reebok to the rescue



The tallest man in America, The tallest man in America, Igor Vovkivinskiy has just received three complementary pairs of size 24, 10E sneakers from Reebok. Igor is 7 feet, 8 inches tall and finds it impossible to get shoes to fit him unless they are made specially for his feet. The cost is so prohibitive Vovkivinskiy started a website to raise fundsto buy him a pair of made to measure shoes which cost over $15,000 per pair. Within six days more than $30,000 was pledged and whatsmore Reebok took an interest and invited him to their Massachusetts headquarters where they measured his feet for a perfect fitting. His new bespoke sneakers have “Igor” and a Tryzub Cross embossed on them. Reebok officials also worked with Vovkivinskiy while he was in Massachusetts on developing a fitness plan to help him shed the weight he’s gained while the pain in his feet kept him inactive. has just received three complementary pairs of size 24, 10E sneakers from Reebok. Igor is 7 feet, 8 inches tall and finds it impossible to get shoes to fit him unless they are made specially for his feet. The cost is so prohibitive Vovkivinskiy started a website to raise fundsto buy him a pair of made to measure shoes which cost over $15,000 per pair. Within six days more than $30,000 was pledged and whatsmore Reebok took an interest and invited him to their Massachusetts headquarters where they measured his feet for a perfect fitting. His new bespoke sneakers have “Igor” and a Tryzub Cross embossed on them. Reebok officials also worked with Vovkivinskiy while he was in Massachusetts on developing a fitness plan to help him shed the weight he’s gained while the pain in his feet kept him inactive.

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