If this was the Summer Olympics, Zdeno Chara probably wouldn’t (literally) stick out so much. After all, his 6-foot-9 frame would put him in the NBA power forward range.
This is the Winter Olympics, though, so the gargantuan Slovakian ice hockey defenseman’s height has become a meme generator. Specifically, other athletes are having a good time taking photos with the Boston Bruins blueliner and posting the often-cartoonish height disparity under #PicsWithZdeno.
Conveniently named figure skater Kirsten Moore-Towers’ photo from Feb. 7 probably started the craze, and likely remains the champion:
She certainly wasn’t the only athlete to hop on the bandwagon, though:
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