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It's Not About the Bike Summary
Lance Armstrong

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It's Not About the Bike Summary

Plot Summary

Lance Armstrong is know for his accomplishments on the bike as repeat winner of the Tour de France. But out of public view, Lance overcame struggles far greater than any mountain in France. Lance is also a cancer survivor. Lance shares stories normally kept very private. He shares the difficult start he had in life being raised by a teen mother without any support from his biological father who disappears from Lance's life when he is two. Lance shares that his stepfather is somewhat abusive and a liar.

Lance struggles as a young boy to fit in among the football town when he has no skills at the sport whatsoever. But through that challenge, Lance begins entering and winning triathlons, which is the precursor to bike racing. Lance discusses how at first he rides a bike just to feel free, like he could ride away from his stepfather...

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