Armstrong's Former Teammate on the Cyclist's Reported Confession

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Jan Ulrich and Lance Armstrong in the 2003 Tour de France. Both riders have been found guilty of doping. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong apologized to the staff of his Livestrong Foundation in Austin, Texas yesterday, just a few hours before he taped an interview with Oprah Winfrey. It is during that interview that Armstrong reportedly confessed to doping throughout his cycling career. The interview will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network on Thursday at 9 p.m. Eastern. 

Paul Willerton, cyclist and former teammate of Lance Armstrong's, discusses Armstrong's decision to confess, and whether the athlete's image can ever be rehabilitated.


Paul Willerton

Comments [2]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Armstrong should come up with a new product called " Armstrong Dope." "Become the athlete, you never could become on your own." Perhaps the logo a muscular arm pumped.

He should embrace the drugs he took...

Americans don't want him to be honest, they would embrace him if he talked positively about the drugs he took without being apologetic. I don't agree with it, but I know my American Public.

Jan. 15 2013 01:22 PM
Sarah Ann Hobbs from Portland, Oregon

As one who has been helped by Livestrong I am sad over the recent events as I fear this will back wash against the foundation. A lot of great work is going to be overshadowed by this.

Jan. 15 2013 01:19 PM

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