- Its easy to see over people in a crowd to find others and it is easier for them to find you (assuming of course that you don't mind being found).
- Easy access to the top shelf in the pantry, cupboard, or closet
- You can change light bulbs by simply standing on your tip toes
- Height is a benefit in basketball and many, many other sports
- Women have a thing for tall, dark, and handsome.You've got one at least.
- In general, scientific studies have shown that height is positively related to income (1)
- Eating more without putting on the pounds
- People are less likely to mess with you. You are more intimidating.
- You look better in clothes (as long as you can find the right pant size)
- Lower risk for heart disease (2)
(1) The effect of physical height on workplace success and income - Journal of Applied Psychology (2004)(2) Height and heart disease: A genetic connection - Harvard Health Publishing
6ft 4 Challenges
- You have a hard time finding pants that fit. Find 34x36 links here
- You are forever hitting your head on things, scabs an scars to prove it.
- You are too tall for many smaller cars, especially sporty cars.
- You don't fit well in the back seat of many cars, though often this gets you the sympathetic nod for the front seat.
- Economy class air travel is a nightmare. Emergency exit rows add comfort, increase cost.
- You can't hide very well in a crowd
- Caving is much more of a challenge
- Height and higher risk for peripheral neuropathy and circulatory disorders (1)
- The average height of a male gymnast is 5'7".
- The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
6 ft 4 Famous People
John Wayne Helmut Kohl Jeff York
Donald Sutherland Robert Florey Randall Cunningham
Nelson Mandela Jose Canseco Barry Bostwick
Charles de Gaulle Yannick Jauzion Gaylord Perry
Steve Seagal Adam Baldwin Lou Gossett Jr.
Till Linderman Harvey Korman Paul Westphal
Stephen King Ronnie Gene Dunn Bob Saget
Abraham Lincoln John Lightgow Dale Murphy
Howard Hughes James Brolin Eric Lindros
Michael Phelps Ed McMahon And You...
David Hallelhoff Kenny Loggins
Christopher Reeve Marco Meterazzi
Tom Selleck Brue Hornsby
Tom Brady Cal Ripken
Conan O'Brien Joe Louis
Dr. Phil John Gavin
Chevy Chase Michael Moriarty
Troy Aikman Jack Palance
Vincet Price Lyle Waggoner
Jessy Ventura Pat Riley
Jason Kidd Mark McGwire