Lance Armstrong Quotes (58 quotes)
“Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”
Armstrong, Lance. It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life. New York: Berkley Books, 2001
“Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.”
Playboy Magazine interview in June of 2005
“I want all of you to know that I intend to beat this disease. And further, I intend to ride again as a professional cyclist.”
Announcing that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer in a press conference (8 October 1996)
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Born: September 18, 1971 (age 47)
Bio: Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times after having survived testicular cancer. He is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer support. He last rode for UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack, a team he helped found.
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