He is an absolutely towering human being.
The guy is 6 foot 7 if he is a foot, and it would have been quite the juxtaposition in '88 when he was heads-up for the bracelet vs Johnny Chan.
Chan has to be at least a full foot shorter if not more.
For those who haven't had the good fortune to see their favorite poker pros anywhere other than on the TV screen, it's often surprising to see how they measure up in real life.
More vertically challenged or larger-than-life pros, just to give you an idea.
Freddy Deeb - shorttttt
Phil Gordon - towering
Phil Galfond - tinnnny
Erick Lindgren - larger than average
Men the Master - much smaller than average
Phil Hellmuth - tallll
Daniel Negreanu - taller than you expect
Patrik Antonius - more beautiful than the sun