This is a guest post by Robert Everett; a freelance writer currently based in Chicago. Solving students career and university problems.
While the beginning of the Tour de France is always a special and exciting affair, the historically rich location of the 2016 edition’s opening two stages promise to add another, more profound dimension to the significance of the occasion.
Disgraced athlete Lance Armstrong’s recent comments that the Tour de France was “impossible to win without taking drugs” has enraged professional cyclists and fans alike, but is there an unfortunate truth to his claims? Medical and Pharmaceutical expert Omar El-Gohary weighs the intense strain of the famous race against the limitations of the human body and discusses the truth.
Making the decision to compete in a triathlon is a life-changing moment, as it is the moment you decide to become the fittest you’ve ever been. This extreme sport is not to be taken lightly, testing your fitness and stamina to the max. If you are competing in a standard triathlon – also called an Olympic triathlon – you will be expected to swim for 0.93 miles, cycle for 25 miles and run for 6.2 miles.
11 of Lance Armstrong’s teammates who testified against him were identified in a report released by the US Anti-Doping Agency.
Follow along as we run down our top five contenders for the 2012 Tour De France cycling race. Who will win it all?
Get your first look at the teams, sponsors and captains of the 2012 Tour De France.