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Archives for the day Friday, June 10th, 2011

Lance Feeling the Heat from Critics

Lance Armstrong ruled the roads of France every July, seemingly dropping his biggest cycling rivals with ease. The Texan polarized the pro peloton and European race fans with his sometimes brash, cocky attitude that later gave way to a more relaxed, embracing Armstrong.

As his career winded down, Armstrong began to open up to the media on a more frequent basis; unless they asked about doping allegations, which would often earn nothing more than a glaring look of disgust.

The cancer survivor has heard it all before, but former teammate Tyler Hamilton’s interview with 60 Minutes. The timing of the interview comes as the federal government continues to investigate Armstrong to determine if he committed doping violations.

More after the jump.