July 19, 1985

On July 19, 1985, American George Bell won first place in a biggest feet competition with a shoe size of 28-1/2, which measured out at 17 inches in total barefoot length. Mr. Bell, who was 28 at the time, also was 7 feet 8 inches tall. It was quickly ruled that Mr. Bell was not a member of Homo Sasquatchius and was therefore eligible to win the contest.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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