Walter is a fourteen year old boy who weighs 285 pounds. He is a video game addict who plays at least five hours a day, and dreams of developing his own video games one day. Walter is a sensitive and lonely teenager who is often teased by schoolmates and neighbors about his weight and his acne. His favorite food is pizza burritos.
Walter is one of three kids to go through a massive transformation on Shaq’s Big Challenge, a reality television show whose mission is to promote healthier food choices and lifestyles especially for the youth of America. He is joined by five other kids representing different states to participate in this life changing revolution.
(Photos copyright © 2006 ABC / Angelo Cavalli)