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Austin After Lance

Chris —  January 21, 2013

Austin is a city that takes pride in its heroes.  You get off the airplane and are greeted by posters of Willie Nelson.  Our city park has a statue of Stevie Ray Vaughn overlooking the lake.  For the last several years, there has been yellow posters and wristbands decorating more than a few gyms around town.

Even if you didn’t know anything about cycling or didn’t like the guy, it was hard not to have a begrudging respect for Lance Armstrong.  The idea of testicular cancer is so intensely personal that men try not to think about it.  The idea of overcoming testicular cancer to become the best in the world, and the best of all time, is the stuff that dreams are made of.   Continue Reading…