With 2.34 meters, Ukrainian Igor Vovkovinskiy is tallest man living in America. Ukrainian immigrant, he became famous in the United States for your account size-in the last presidential election became known as “the greatest Supporter of Obama in the world”. However, it was not enough to give you comfort. Makes 6 years that Igor does not find shoes that fit in your gigantic feet. To manufacture a new pair, he would have had to shell out $ $16000. Igor, appealed to the internet and to a site of crowdfunding, where asked for donations from the public. In less than a month, grossed more than $ $38000.
Igor’s feet are so big that do not fit within our standard numbering. Always use smaller shoes that hurt your fingers and cause terrible pain, he suffers from several medical problems — has been through 16 surgeries on his feet for the last 5 years. “Your shoes rub, open sores on my feet, I do a surgery, your feet are swollen, they rub even more, do more surgery and so on. And the cycle follows, “writes, in your donation request according to ezinesports.
Igor came into contact with various brands of tennis, in the hope that an advertising contract to do any of them interested in making customized copies of its products. The only one who responded was Reebok, who told him that the shoes would cost the staggering $ $16000. To make a shoe that doesn’t hurt, orthopedists specialize would have to scan each foot using laser beams. “This value is so high because I’d have to go all the way to Massachusetts [City] to do this. It turns out that the airlines require that tall people buy two tickets, or fly for business class, “he said.
In early March, he discovered the crowdfunding sites on the internet, where anyone can ask for donations for various causes. In less than a month, more than 1300 people had already contributed more than $ $38000. “I can’t believe it when I see the amount and the generosity of the people. Thank you all so much. Your donations have changed my life, “says thank you Igor. Now, he can buy two pairs of shoes.