This Photo Of IMG Academy’s Olivier Rioux, World’s Tallest Teen, Doesn’t Seem Real

High school basketball star Olivier Rioux is already a bit of an internet sensation.

The high school basketball star from Quebec, Canada is set to attend IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, and he is literally as big as it gets. Rioux was named by Guinness World Records as the tallest teenager in the world. At just 16 years old, the teenager stands a towering 7-foot-6.

Just reading that someone is 7-foot-6 already lets you know that they are a giant, but when you see them next to an average-sized adult man it is truly mindblowing.

I can’t get over this photo.

Is this real life?

At 16 years old, I thought I was tall at 6-foot-2. But seeing a 7-foot-6 teenager with size 20 shoes is just absurd.

Oh, and it runs in the family.

According to his Instagram bio, Rioux has brothers that are 6-foot-9 and 6-foot-8.

What are they feeding these kids in Canada?

While we wait to see what the NBA hopeful can do on the court for IMG Academy during his prep career, check out some of his highlights from his time with Brookwood Elite.

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