He had tried to soldier on, but the impact of the recent drugs controversy on Lance Armstrong’s appearance were plain for all to see.
Mud does stick, it seems. Image: Getty Images Europe.
I probably would never have followed Lance Armstrong’s career, or at least I would have only taken a vague interest in it, if my Dad hadn’t been diagnosed with cancer in 2004. That was the summer when Armstrong killed it at the Tour De France, winning six stages as well as the whole race, his sixth of seven.
All after recovering from stage three testicular cancer.