Success Doesn't Always Come Easy

Written by Dave Cole

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Between his efforts andrepparttar excellent care of his physicians, it worked. Lance Armstrong was soon declared cancer free!

Racing didn't come easy for him either. His first race in 1992, Lance finished dead last - 111th out of 111 riders. In fact as he was pedaling uprepparttar 144488 last stretch ofrepparttar 144489 race,repparttar 144490 crowds jeered and laughed at him calling him name after name.

Armstrong really thought about giving uprepparttar 144491 sport, but then his mother's words flashed through his mind - never quit!

One year later Armstrong becamerepparttar 144492 youngest athlete to ever winrepparttar 144493 World Race Championship held in Oslo, Norway.

Soon after his Tour de France win in 1999, critics accused him of taking performance enhancing drugs. But Lance proved that wasn'trepparttar 144494 case by testing clean over and over.

His response torepparttar 144495 critics: "Everybody wants to know what I'm on. What am I on? I'm on my bike busting my rear six hours a day!"

Lance Armstrong is a firm believer in setting goals. Big long term goals and small short term goals. He doesn't believe in luck or any ofrepparttar 144496 traditional success acronyms; he does believe in hard work to accomplish what he wants to do and in never, ever giving up or giving in until those goals are met.

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