All That Glitters is Yellow

It was all tied up just how the sports biographers wanted it; Lance wins his final Tour de France, rides into retirement atop a wave of goodwill, and looks poised to settle down with his rock star girlfriend. But then the French media had to ruin everything with their continued allegations of doping during the ’99 Tour. Their incessant meddling has stirred the competitive beast, and even as he makes plans to marry, Lance Armstrong appears to be gearing up for one more shot at the title.

Further rubbing the collective noses of the French into his treadmarks would surely be satisfying, but it also opens Lance up to the saddest of sports clich

2 Comments so far

  1. wae (unregistered) on September 9th, 2005 @ 4:36 pm

    The Swiss aren’t quite so quick to judge Lance. I guess that’s why nobody hates the Swiss.

  2. wae (unregistered) on September 15th, 2005 @ 10:42 pm

    Lance figures he’d just get sucker punched again. Fin.

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