5 time X-Games gold medalist, Max Parrot announced today that he has Hodgkins’s lymphoma. The 24 year-old, big air/slopestyle master from Quebec found out about his conditions just days prior to Christmas.
Parrot has already undergone a preliminary surgery along with the first of twelve rounds of chemotherapy treatments. According to medical professionals familiar with his case, the outlook is very good.
“This is a new kind of competition I must face, and I intend to do everything I can to win.” – Max Parrot
According to CBC Sports News, Parrot caught the lymphoma during an early stage and his chances for survival remain high. Our thoughts are with Max and his family as they endure these trying times.