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Lance and the Tour de France
Posted 23 July 2005 - 03:54 PM
What do ya'll think.
Posted 23 July 2005 - 04:13 PM
Posted 23 July 2005 - 04:27 PM
Posted 23 July 2005 - 09:17 PM
If the frogs didn't protest too much, we could just call it the Tour de Lance...
Posted 24 July 2005 - 01:50 PM
Posted 24 July 2005 - 11:37 PM
"The heart has reasons that reason does not know. It is the heart that feels God and not reason." ~Pascal
"It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you." ~Dick Cheney
Posted 26 July 2005 - 08:08 AM
Posted 26 July 2005 - 10:21 AM
Agreed. He may be a great athlete, but not as the biggest stud. But I guess the qualities that make a person a "stud" are different. Top of my "studs" lists would be Armstrong for his determiniation, staying on top of his game for so long especially during the early years fighting cancer, and his endurance. Peyton Manning for his knowledge of the game and his ability to seemingly change the game to suit his purposes, not the other way around. Michael Jordan...the basketball years...no need to say more on this. Tiger Woods also has the makes of being a stud. I'd say he's 3/4 the way there.
It's definitely true of Lance, but Pete Sampras? Why would he be considered a top endurance athlete?
Posted 26 July 2005 - 10:35 AM
Sampras is one of those rare birds who was able to do it year after year after year. I think it puts him in a very elite class. He's also the top tennis money earner of all time.