Lance Armstrong has once again stolen all the headlines in the recent times. But this time it's not doping, he is in the media spotlight.
instead reveals the american star, that he for many years lived an incredibly hard life, and especially childhood, was hard on him.
He is therefore surprised that he has not been criminal outside the sport, that is, if you believe he is a criminal due to his terrible dopinghistorik in the sport.
It reveals the syvdobbelte Tour winner in ESPN's new documentary series, in two parts, writes several media outlets including The Guardian.
- It is a miracle that I have not been mass-murderer, says Lance Armstrong in the documentary, according to The Guardian, while he reflects upon his tough childhood, which could have been crucial for him.
It is especially the fact that Lance Armstrong's mother, Linda Armstrong Kelly, gave birth to the Lance at a very early age, which is one of the reasons for the dopingdømte americans hard childhood, he believes.
She gave birth to the later Tour-king as the 17-year-old, and it caused a lot of problems, says Lance Armstrong, among others.
Lance Armstrong says that his stepfather, Terry Armstrong, was considered to be the father to him, since his biological father has not been part of the controversial americans childhood.
in turn, had Terry a big share in that Lance was a big star, says Lance Armstrong in the documentary.
He knocked me in pieces together, he says.
Lance Armstrong counterfeit according to his stepfather, Terry Armstrong, a birth certificate in order to be able to compete in triathlon at an early age. Photo: Ole Steen
Good enough to tell Lance Armstrong that it is a miracle that he is not a mass-murderer, but he has still never had clean flour in the bag. Not in childhood, tells the Terry.
- Lance would not be the champion he is today without me, I drive him forward. I drive him like an animal. We also hear that Lance tells how he forged his birth certificate and published to be a 16-year-old, so he could make his first triathlon. He had a ready command. To compete illegally, beat all and forge a certificate, reads it from the Terry Armstrong in the documentary.
Lance Armstrong has a long dopinghistorik behind him. He has repeatedly stood up and told how he doped throughout his career and thus cheated himself to his seven victories in the Tour de France.
most Recently, he made headlines by telling how he early on in his career took advantage of illegal preparations. Therefore he feared also, that doping gave rise to the cancer, which struck him back in 1996, where he was close to losing his life.
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