Is Floyd Landis the Biggest Jerk in Sports?

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  1. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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    Can I just answer in the affirmative, or do I need to read the article. He's certainly one of the biggest jerks in cycling.
     

  3. funetical

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    Wow. I would say so.
     
  4. Industry_Hack

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    So I read the article, but was distracted by the bewbies on the right hand side.
     
  5. rola643

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    I managed to get through the article before I moved on to the boob articles. I now understand that pole dancing is a sport and that strippers need to find a way to be commercially endorsed.

    I hated all those groups.
     
  7. TxCyclist

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    Tie between Floyd Landis and Jose Canseco.
     
  8. funetical

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    Canseco is the biggest DB ever.
     
  9. whyeyebike

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    Wow, Landis or Canseco!!!! Thats a tough one....I am going to have to go with Landis!!!! I don't remember Canseco writing a book on how he "didn't juice" before he wrote the one on how he did. Landis stole a lot of people's money.
     
  10. Xela

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    Yep, that's a key point. I was a Landis fan at one point, too, but now DB/tool/jerk are all too nice of words for that guy.
     
  11. funetical

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    I didn't realize he wrote a book about not doping... hmmm. I'm still going with Conseco, I really hate that guy.
     
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    I wonder how someone can be that bad of a person. Horrible upbringing I guess? Canseco is a wreck, watched a documentary about him, what a person.
     
  14. funetical

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    Well... Landis wins A-hat of the decade. Soliciting donations? WOW.
     
  15. Roadhouse

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    Not really. I just read Positively False and Floyd's upbringing was that of the Mennonite community, close to the Amish. Very family oriented (both parents, stay at home mom who cooked for the family and a hard working and upright father, no arguing in the home, four sisters and a brother) and very together, very caring and religious.

    Up until about 19 years of age he was pretty much engulfed in only that way of life. I think it was after that, as he got out into the 'real' world so to speak, that his life became confused.

    He definitely let a lot of people from his upbringing down.