Weightlifter sets 14th women’s world record

December 24, 2013

Pat Robey, 68, sets a state record last June in dead lift competition. Contributed

Pat Robey, 68, sets a state record last June in dead lift competition. Contributed

When Pat Robey decided she wanted to get back in shape in 2002, she never imagined she would be breaking world records six months later.

Robey stumbled upon her gym, Headquarters Health and Fitness, while in pursuit of a place with a tanning bed close to her work. She’d been trying to get in shape at another gym, but decided she needed a personal trainer for accountability. She also never planned to enter weight-lifting competitions.

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