Nike drops Lance Armstrong

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Nike drops Lance Armstrong
Thu, 10-18-2012 - 9:14am

Wow has Lance Armstrong had a bad week. I have to admit I was really surprised when all the reports and statements from  26 people including 11 of his teammates were released. There were some pretty incredible statements. Now, according to ESPN, he has lost many of the adorsements that had vowed to stick by him. "The biggest corporate supporter of cyclist Lance Armstrong left his side Wednesday, and others quickly followed suit. Nike, the world's largest shoe and apparel company, announced it has terminated its endorsement deal with Armstrong." read more

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Registered: 09-25-2003
Fri, 10-19-2012 - 7:37am

I would love to know the REAL story, but I suspect that won't come out for years, if ever.  I just watching a doping "documentary" about the olympic track star (can't remember his name) that had his gold medal stripped because of doping.  There is tremendous pressure and meds that don't show up in current tests and people around these athletes with lots of recommendations, but, the individual always has choice.

I wonder what "bomb" exploded in his life to make him finally quit fighting this fight.  :O  Could that be why his rock star fiancee left him years ago? I remember her interview, responding to why she left him and she said something like, "sometimes, you think you know the persons, but then, later, you find out you did not..."   Oh yeah, Sheryl Crow.

We each have our own lives/paths to live along with choices and lessons to learn.  Noone has an easy road.   Sounds like the lyrics to a song.