When the famed cyclist Lance Armstrong, in his last Tour de France, (Pronounced “frahnz” for this story) fell off his bike, picked it up, ran to a pizza parlor, ordered a large thin crust veggie and while carrying it and his broken bike won the race, I thought, “He could be doping.”
For years I thought it was
the French who was diss-in’ our boy, the Testicular Cancer survivor who seven
consecutive times won the (say it right) Tour de France. I guess my American
pride kept me in the dark.
Striped of his titles he now
gets a second chance with Oprah and the millions who will watch the interview
this week. It’s expected he will come clean, fix the flat, get his axle out of
a crack, tighten the nut… wait, forget that one. Basically, explain why the
wheels stopped turning.
I’m curious. This man is/was
a role model to all cancer survivors. He founded the Livestrong Foundation and
has raised millions of dollars for charity and sure played the part of a
I hope he explains how
Armstrong can have such a weak head.