You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of Twospoke.com    

Bike and Cycling Forum > Cycling Forums > Off Topic >

Lance Armstrong Health Insurance


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-16-2009, 02:13 AM   #1
TxCyclist
Administrator
TS_ADMIN.png
 
TxCyclist's Avatar
Bikes
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 2,465
Liked 248 Times on 169 Posts
Likes Given: 111

Lance Armstrong Health Insurance

Pretty interesting read about Lance Armstrong and health insurance while battling cancer.

Lance Armstrong | Outside Online


__________________
Not a Member Yet? Register Here!

Please help out and answer an unanswered thread.
Unanswered Threads
TxCyclist is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
Industry_Hack
Total noob (& forum admin)
TS_ADMIN.png
 
Industry_Hack's Avatar
Bikes
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 11,969
Liked 5178 Times on 2696 Posts
Likes Given: 4576

I didn't get very far. The writer appears to have a crush on Lancey.


__________________
IndustryOutsider.com - cycling, outdoor stuff, reviews, and giveaways.
Industry_Hack is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2009, 05:29 PM   #3
funetical
Slowin it up.
 
funetical's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 4,301
Liked 25 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 1

To say the least. Who likes Armstrong? Anybody? I respect him as an athlete but as a person he's terrible. I was given his book when I discovered my lump, and it made me dislike him even more. He's to self serving.
funetical is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2009, 05:33 PM   #4
TxCyclist
Administrator
TS_ADMIN.png
 
TxCyclist's Avatar
Bikes
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 2,465
Liked 248 Times on 169 Posts
Likes Given: 111

Yea it's a so-so article but I found it interesting in regards to how he was hired just for health insurance.
__________________
Not a Member Yet? Register Here!

Please help out and answer an unanswered thread.
Unanswered Threads
TxCyclist is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2009, 05:44 PM   #5
Industry_Hack
Total noob (& forum admin)
TS_ADMIN.png
 
Industry_Hack's Avatar
Bikes
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 11,969
Liked 5178 Times on 2696 Posts
Likes Given: 4576

Quote:
Originally Posted by funetical View Post
To say the least. Who likes Armstrong? Anybody? I respect him as an athlete but as a person he's terrible. I was given his book when I discovered my lump, and it made me dislike him even more. He's to self serving.
The turning point for me was when his mum showed up at Interbike to sell her book.
__________________
IndustryOutsider.com - cycling, outdoor stuff, reviews, and giveaways.
Industry_Hack is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-16-2009, 07:40 PM   #6
mtndoc
Senior Member
 
mtndoc's Avatar
Bikes
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 346
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Article was written in May 1998, before his Tour wins.

Didn't realize he was that well off before he got his first Tour win, seems he has always been quite an entrepreneur.

DrB
mtndoc is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-17-2009, 05:52 PM   #7
Biker
Senior Member
 
Biker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 145
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Ya, the true secret to success is shameless self promotion. Skill is a plus. All successful people have there detractors.


Biker is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Lance Armstrong Energy Drink funetical Training / Health 25 01-06-2010 10:11 PM
Unicycle Insurance Crone General Bike Discussion 8 09-14-2009 10:36 PM
Bike insurance Xela General Bike Discussion 16 08-15-2009 08:24 PM
Armstrong vs Contador...off the bike Xela Off Topic 1 07-30-2009 03:03 PM
Insurance Coverage dixie Mountain Biking 2 06-05-2009 08:22 PM