January 17, 2011

Lance Armstrong stories in the SI Vault

Breaking Away By Leigh Montville, July 04, 1994Lance Armstrong of the U.S. is the world cycling champ. Now he's eyeing a bigger prize.

Tour De Armstrong By Alan Shipnuck, May 20, 1996America's Lance Armstrong sets his sights on Olympic gold after a stirring win in the Tour DuPont.

Heavenly Ascent By Ian Thomsen, July 24, 2000Making a molehill out of a mountain, Lance Armstrong surged toward his second Tour de France win.

Magnifique! By Austin Murphy, August 06, 2001A dominating performance in the mountains won Lance Armstrong, the new master of the peloton, his third straight Tour de France.

Back On The Bike By Austin Murphy, November 10, 2003After a year of marital problems, and a brutally close Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is steering toward a new course.

Tour of DutyBy Rick Reilly, August 2, 2004It was pudding, this sixth Tour de France win for Lance Armstrong. Easy as a Sunday ride with your arthritic aunt. He could've won it while doing his taxes.

Marathon Man By Brian Cazeneuve, November 13, 2006It was harder than taking the Tour, but Lance Armstrong conquered New York -- and showed that he shines even when lost in a crowd.

Still Not About The BikeBy Austin Murphy, October 06, 2008 Lance Armstrong returns with a cure, not the Tour, on his mind.

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