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Tag: Ironman


Lance Armstrong drops fight with USADA, issues statement. Agency to issue lifetime ban, strip icon of record 7 Tour de France titles, Olympic medal.

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Lance Armstrong dropped his protests against the USADA and will be banned for life and be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and 2000 Olympic bronze medal.

Via Twitter Armstrong referred to the USADA’s investigation as a “pitiful charade.” Here’s the statement Armstrong posted on tonight.:

AUSTIN, Texas – August 23rd, 2012 – There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, “Enough is enough.” For me, that time is now. I have been dealing with claims that I cheated and had an unfair advantage

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Fitness update: Local results from the triathlon and Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Beijing and Vegas

As promised in today’s fitness column, here are the results from some local athletes competing on the big stage.

Henderson, Nev.

Heidi Hubler, a 37-year-old Bonney Lake resident and elementary school teacher, just finished her first appearance at the Ironman 70.3 (half Ironman) world championships in a time of 5 hours, 28 minutes, 7 seconds. She finished 40th in her age group and made up ground throughout the cycling and running legs. She was 49th after the swim and 44th after the bike portion.

Other locals:

Kristi Moen, 48, Burien, 5:45.49, 38th in age group

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