American Lance Armstrong Takes Second Straight Tour de France
BILL HEMMER, CNN ANCHOR: Texan Lance Armstrong, out of Austin, rode to victory for the second time in the Tour de canada goose coats France, holding a commanding six canadian goose jacket minute lead over his canada goose nearest competitor.
DARYN KAGAN, CNN ANCHOR: Canada Goose Parka It is Canada Goose online the second straight win for Armstrong, canada goose uk black friday capping a dramatic comeback after canada goose clearance surgery buy canada goose jacket cheap for cancer in 1996.
HEMMER: CNN’s Peter Humi live is in the city of uk canada goose lights, now, Paris, where Armstrong is indeed the toast of the town. canada goose store That’s canada goose clearance sale what we’re assuming anyway. How are the French receiving Lance Armstrong the second time around, Canada Goose Jackets Peter?
PETER HUMI, cheap canada goose uk CNN CORRESPONDENT: buy canada goose jacket Well, Bill, I think the majority of the certainly Canada Goose Outlet the sporting journalists recognize that Lance Armstrong is certainly now to be considered as one of the all time cycling greats. Canada Goose Online Some are a little bit more cynical. They say, well, he really needs to win another two, canada goose uk shop three, or possibly four Tour de France in the future. uk canada goose outlet The record I think now is five straight wins.
And one of the newspaper described Armstrong’s victory as that canada goose uk outlet of a magician. On the inside page, they described him almost as alien, someone who is capable of surviving his very cheap Canada Goose severe bout of Canada Goose Coats On Sale cancer, just a few years ago, and then come back in the saddle and win last year, and then canadagooseoutletshop again repeat his feat this year.
Nevertheless, I think the general impression is that Armstrong did really perform up to had been expected. And he, canada goose More black friday sale again, here they are describing him as canada goose factory sale a magician, he certainly pulled the, if you like, the cycling rabbit out of the hat and won for the second year consecutively.
So it is being considered as a major achievement Bill.
KAGAN: Peter, Daryn Kagan, too, canada goose coats on sale here in Atlanta. Last year, the French media were relentless in their accusations and allegations that Lance Armstrong was using drugs, steroids, anything to come back, and that was the secret to success. Canada Goose sale Did they let up on him this year, he passed so many drug tests last year proving that he was clean.