Coming off surgery to treat his prostate cancer, Slim "The Hammerman" Farman told IronMind, "I'm not allowed to lift, and it's getting me down."
Getting ready to put the pedal to the metal, Slim "The Hammerman" Farman warms up at the 2003 AOBS dinner. IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. photo.
The man whose name is synonymous with levering heavy sledge hammers said that he has been working on his gym, and that he's looking forward to returning to the stage: "I'd like to do shows until I'm 80," said Slim, who is a big draw wherever he performs.
"I lost an inch and a half off my arms," Slim said, noting that he wasn't happy about that, but he added, "My arms are still pretty fair for an old dude."