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Lifting with Pancreatic Cancer

An inspirational story.

“Back in the day, I was able to squat 497, dead-lift 505 and bench 458 pounds. Now that I’m skinny and old â?? not as much,” says Rickett, who three weeks ago set a world record for the Masters 165-pound class raw bench press at 308 pounds. “I got older because I’m lucky, and I got skinny because of the cancer.”