Lance Armstrong - Crash Landing: An Unauthorized Biography [NOOK Book]

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Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson) is a former professional road racing cyclist. Armstrong had won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times between 1999 and 2005, before being disqualified from each of those races and banned from cycling for life for doping offenses by the United States Anti-doping agency (USADA) in 2012. He is a survivor of testicular cancer that spread to his brain and lungs and he is the founder of the Livestrong Foundation, originally called the Lance Armstrong ...
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Lance Armstrong - Crash Landing: An Unauthorized Biography

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Overview

Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson) is a former professional road racing cyclist. Armstrong had won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times between 1999 and 2005, before being disqualified from each of those races and banned from cycling for life for doping offenses by the United States Anti-doping agency (USADA) in 2012. He is a survivor of testicular cancer that spread to his brain and lungs and he is the founder of the Livestrong Foundation, originally called the Lance Armstrong Foundation, which provides support for cancer patients.

Most fans and critics are aware of Armstrong’s many accolades and controversies, but in order to truly understand Lance Armstrong, you must first understand where he came from. This unauthorized biography explores Armstrong’s upbringing, his early years, and details his breakthrough into cycling all the way through the fallout of his big Oprah interview in 2013. From family to cycling to the future, all you need to know about Lance Armstrong is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of his life.

Topics include:

Family and personal life
Early career
Motorola: 1992–96
Cancer
US Postal/Discovery: 1998–2005
Comeback
Astana: 2009
Team RadioShack: 2010–11
Physical attributes
Collaboration of sponsors
History of doping allegations
Working with Michele Ferrari
L.A. Confidential: 2004
Tour de France urine tests: 2005
SCA Promotions case: 2005
Federal inquiry: 2010-2012
USADA Investigation: 2011–2012
The DOJ
Did drugs give him cancer?
Book Fraud?
A Movie?
Returning a medal
The Oprah Interview
Outside of cycling
Business and investments
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016240183
  • Publisher: Belmont & Belcourt Books
  • Publication date: 3/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 531,218
  • File size: 4 MB

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Belmont and Belcourt Biographies produces high-quality, comprehensive, and up-to-date biographies on celebrities, musicians, athletes, and more. Our team of researchers and writers is dedicated to producing first class books for anyone interested in learning more about the newsmakers that shape our world.
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