Sunday, May 9, 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010

I would give this book a good reveiw because it gives a lot of pictures and information. The book provides inspiration to overcomechallanges in life. I would probly read another one of her books for a reveiw.

author- Sandy Donovan


Publication Lerner Sports

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Risks and events that shaped my life

Cancer was definately an obstacle in my life. That caused me to be weak and the funny thing is, that I still won Tour De France when I was sick, but that was before it got bad. The doctors told me I would probably only have one year to live when diagnosed with cancer in 1996. But I took a big risk, as medicine made me very sick but it cured my cancer. Now a big event in my life was winning the Tour De France six times in a row but I had to have help from my team. I know I get all the credit but my team should because when it is windy my team will get in front of me to block the wind, so I couldn't do it with out them.

Friday, April 30, 2010


People say that I have perseverance , because I don't let anything get in my way or stop me. My biggest challenge was defeating cancer, but I can tell I will have more challenges in my way that I will preserver til I win. Also I would never give up that easy because I promised my mom that I would never give up. Another word that would describe me would be athletic, because it's not easy to bike 2,000 miles in the Tour De France. I train daily to be as good as I am and I hope my determination will inspire people. One more trait to describe me is thankful. I never knew how good life was until I almost lost it. When I defeated cancer, I was so thankful that I was able to live again and also bike again. When I had cancer I had to take a medicine that made me very sick. I was constantly vomiting and losing hair
but that cured the cancer. I also try to inspire people through my actions by showing them they can fight cancer.

world effect

When I over came cancerin 1997, it inspired people to never quit. I started a group of known as Livestrong. A group that inspired people to fight the disease known as cancer. My cancer caused me to lose control of my body and I had to take a pill that made me very sick but it killed the cancer. After that I started to race again. I came back and won Tour De France. I hope to be remembered, not just be as just being a great bike rider but over coming cancer as it was an amazing challenge. Hopefully,this shows that this is possible. I hope that I inspired people by biking but I hope I motivated them more by over coming cancer.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Young Lance

I'm Lance Armstrong, I was born on September 18, 1971. I grew up in a town of Plano, Texas. My mom and dad got divorced when I was a little baby. My mom taught me to work hard and never give up. I live by that slogan every day. When I was young, I knew I wasn't fast but I knew I could run for along time. So I started to do long races and found to like them. I would practice every day by running 6 miles, because I didn't like to lose. My first race I ever won was the Iron Kids Triathlon. I knew I wanted to shoot higher in my abilities. In 1988, I was named Rookie Of The Year for triathlons. I got a call by the US Olympic committee and they wanted me to race in the Olympics. I tried my best in the olimpics and won the bronze medal.