Looks at the life and career of cyclist Lance Armstrong, who overcame cancer and has won seven consecutive Tour de France races.Armstrong receives three hundred letters a week from cancer patients. ... In a country where cycling is well behind sports such as football, baseball, and basketball in popularity, Armstrong has triggered a huge boost in interest. ... aquot;I dona#39;t think cycling in the U.S. is going to become any more popular than it is now, aquot; said former U.S. Postal Service team director Frankie Andreu. ... He was raised by a single mom in Texas and grew up to be a rough-edged Lone Star cowboy on two wheels.
|Publisher||:||Marshall Cavendish - 2004|