TO THE GIANT AMONG US This is an article from Sports Illustrated released 12/21/1981 That's no small beer on the right, it's a normal 12-ounce can in the hand of a 7'4", 500-pound wrestler Andre the Giant. The glass in the prodigious paw of the author, a former superheavyweight powerlifting champion, who describes what life is like for a man has made the most of being the biggest. Once upon a time, in a farmhouse in France, a baby boy was born. "Such hands," his father said. "Perhaps he will be a man to match my father."