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Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong's Tour de France victory has been hailed as among "the most memorable moments in sports history during this century" (USA Cycling magazine). In 1996 he established the Lance Armstrong Foundation Sally Jenkins is a veteran sports reporter whose work has appeared in vis mere Sports Illustrated, Conde Nast's Women's Sports and Fitness, and The Washington Post vis mindre
Image credit: Lance Armstrong answers questions from children and teens during the 35th-annual Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa in Spencer, Iowa, July 22, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joanna M. Kresge) (cropped)

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story [2004 Film] (2004) — Self — 362 eksemplarer
Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness (2004) — Forord — 126 eksemplarer
A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey (2012) — Forord — 100 eksemplarer
The Official Tour De France: Centennial 1903-2003 (1600) — Introduktion — 68 eksemplarer
Bicycling and the Law: Your Rights as a Cyclist (2007) — Forord, nogle udgaver48 eksemplarer
Tour De France For Dummies (2005) — Forord — 41 eksemplarer
No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance, Raising Me (2005) — Forord — 38 eksemplarer
Work On Purpose (2011) — Forord — 30 eksemplarer
Mike and the Bike (2005) — Forord — 30 eksemplarer
Hermann Maier: The Race of My Life (2004) — Forord — 9 eksemplarer
The Armstrong Lie [2013 film] (2015) — Actor — 7 eksemplarer

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Excellent account about Lance's fight with cancer and his fight to come back to the sport of cycling to win the Tour de France 2 years after conquering the disease.
 
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derailer | 74 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
How can one person review book about others personal life? There is no point. Seeing is believing. There is too much to feel in here. Difficult personalty of the author have too much truth to tell. Probably will be better understood by someone who at least know what is feels like to be full of fear and doubt in desperate situation, to overcome it, to pick themselves from the floor again and again, to have friends who can really make a difference...

Lance Armstrong is not a hero. He never tries to be. There is no roses and songs. This is not the story of high morale or guide to overcome difficulties head-high. This is a story of keeping going, of moving forward. This is about life.… (mere)
 
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WorkLastDay | 74 andre anmeldelser | Dec 17, 2023 |
Really interesting book. I read it because of a passing reference in the excellent [b:Born To Run|6289283|Born to Run A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen|Christopher McDougall|http://photo.goodreads.com/books/1255657150s/6289283.jpg|6473602]. Obviously it's a deeply impressive and moving story in its own right, but it's also engagingly written, with lots of interesting detail (mostly about cycling, or battling cancer, obviously). Almost makes me want to watch the Tour De France.… (mere)
 
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thisisstephenbetts | 74 andre anmeldelser | Nov 25, 2023 |

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