Essays Tagged: "Lance Armstrong"

Lance Armstrong: The long road back, is an essay about role models among athletes todday.

Lance Armstrong: The long road backAt age 25, Lance Armstrong was one of the world's best cyclists. ... proved it by winning the World Championships, the Tour Du Pont, and multiple Tour de France stages. Lance Armstrong seemed invincible and the future ahead was bright indeed.Then they told him he had c ... men aged 15-35. If detected early, its cure rate is a promising 90%. Like most young, healthy men, Lance ignored the warning signs, and never imagined the seriousness of his condition.Going untreated ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Lance Armstrong: It's not About the Bike.

There is a very particularly memorable character in this book and his name is Lance Armstrong. After reading this book, I found that Lance Armstrong is one of the most extraordin ... that Lance Armstrong is one of the most extraordinary men I have ever heard of. I've been a fan of Lance before I read this book since he won his first Tour de France but now I am an even bigger fan ... n his first Tour de France but now I am an even bigger fan of him. This book is an autobiography of Lance. Lance told me his whole life, from when he was born to present time. The one thing he couldn' ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong versus The Hobbit by Tolkien. this essay is a comparison between the two books.

The two books I chose to compare were Lance Armstrong's It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life and J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. ... as a non fiction book while The Hobbit was fiction. However, both the main characters in the books (Lance Armstrong and Bilbo) went through changes. Both books had very different conflicts. In ... gh changes. Both books had very different conflicts. In Armstrong's book the main character, Lance Armstrong, was a professional bike rider who got cancer. Now he had to fight to survive. In Th ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Gift of a thousand worlds Part 4

"How's the world" asked God. "Peachy" replied Lance not wanting to see God again. "This time I give you a choice" God said ignoring Lance's ... his time I give you a choice" God said ignoring Lance's respond. "What kind of choice" asked Lance getting excited. "You have two choice's, one to go and be with you parents in heaven an ... leave Earth, or become a defender of all that I have created." God answered. "Explain" asked Lance. "The worlds that I have created needs someone to protect it in case of emergencies. Yo ...

(1 pages) 69 2 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Letter to Lance. An essay on Lance Armstrong's book, Lance Armstrong: Every Seond Counts

Lance Armstrong1234 Pioneer Rd.Plano, Tx 43211Dear Lance Armstrong: AuthorI just finished reading yo ... start getting more serious about cycling and he got me "into" the Tour de France and my hero, you, Lance Armstrong. As I watched you live on T.V. I knew you were going to beat everybody and I would j ... e I'm usually I'm not up by then, but when I am, I pay attention to your every move. You're my hero Lance, thank you.Sincerely,

(3 pages) 30 1 2.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Personal response to text assignmentLance Armstrong Determination is the quality of being determined to do or achieve something, ... st athlete in the history of mankind fall, but like Armstrong said "We all fall" but what separated Lance from the rest of the pack was he would get up and move forward. "After the fall, I had a big, ... fter the fall, I had a big, big rush of adrenaline," Armstrong said. He said he then told himself, "Lance if you want to win the Tour de France, do it today." Through my own personal experience ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about what makes a hero in our society.

In order to see what it takes for a celebrity to cross over to hero status, one must take a look at Lance Armstrong who has already crossed that line. By taking a look at Lance Armstrong, one can see ... o be a real hero, dedication is a key trait that the celebrity must have. There is no question that Lance Armstrong has dedication--and a lot of it. In 1996, Lance was diagnosed with testicular cancer ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Lance Armstrong

Lance entered 1996 as the number 1 ranked cyclist in the world, competed as a member of the U.S. cyc ... d his brain. Though his chances for recovery were far less than 50 -50, a frightened yet determined lance began an aggressive form of chemotherapy. With the advice of secialists, he tried a course of ... ss danger of losing lung capacity as a side effect. Remarkably, the chemotherapy began to work, and lance gradually allowed his thoughts to return to racing. Cancer left him scarred physically and emo ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An Essay about heroism, with emphasis on terrorism, and pop culture beliefs.

stand up for what he believed in (Martin Luther King Jr. Biography).Five time tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is seen by many as a hero. At 25, Armstrong was one of the world's best cyclists wit ... trained for twelve hours a day. Then, he was told he had cancer. From the moment of his diagnosis, Lance took charge of his illness and faced enormous odds and uncertainty about his future. Even so, ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sports and the media(how media affect teenagers and generally people)

that are endorsed by sports players are good. They use their power to better the world for example Lance Armstrong with his cancer campaign and Thierry Henry with his stand against racism.The media d ...

(7 pages) 108 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

World Leaders: Describe a leader that inspires

nstrate and as the saying goes, "you can't judge someone until you have walked a mile in his shoes".Lance Armstrong, the cyclist who overcame cancer and devoted his life in the foundation he created f ... he is always facing reality, both when he was a patient and now when he helps others fight cancer. Lance never tried to hide the truth either from himself or his fellow patients, but instead struggle ...

(7 pages) 97 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Bands of heart

In 1999, a sensational first-rate bicyclist, Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with cancer. With support from family and fans and strength he fought ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Monopoly That Is The U.S. Postal Service

"" as if it had competition and thus the need to advertise. The U.S. spent millions advertising on Lance Armstrong's bike and jersey and ran million dollar TV ads. This is an insane waste of money, w ... t helps to increase demand. Seeing that name everywhere sticks in your mind and you always remember Lance Armstrong is the U.S. Postal Service spokesman. Without this competition the firm has complete ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lance Armstrong Inc. manufactures

1) X $30,000 = $46,164.30 (difference of $.08 due to rounding).E6-13 (Computation of Bond Liability)Lance Armstrong Inc. manufactures cycling equipment. Recently the vice president of operations of th ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Lance Armstrong Foundations Marketing Techniques and History

Tour de Cancer, Lance Armstrong FoundationMore than ten million cancer survivors in the United States today and 3 ou ... isease. During his treatment, before his recovery, before he even knew his own fate, he created the Lance Armstrong Foundation. This marked the beginning of Lance's life as an advocate for people livi ... e as an advocate for people living with cancer and a world representative for the cancer community (Lance Armstrong Foundation [LAF]).The nonprofit organization chosen was the Lance Armstrong Foundati ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ethical Filter-University of Phoenix-MMPBL500

rganizational decisions. The five values that were most important to him were leading by example, balance, perseverance, coaching/mentoring, and partnership. He will unpack these values and go into de ... is author's values is tried and true with many military and self-help books displaying this trait.BalanceThere is a season for everything under the sun. Figuring out what season helps reduce personal ...

(5 pages) 58 0 4.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sports is a waste of time, Do you agree?

underhanded means such as using drugs to boost their physical abilities. One such famous example is Lance Armstrong. Lance Armstrong had won the Tour de France seven times consecutively between 1999 a ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Human Worth

putting a money value on human worth and two of the most impressive come from Alephonsion Deng and Lance Armstrong. "We crossed a thousand miles of war ravaged country without the hope of sanctuary. ... would probably say that it is impossible to turn something as valuable as life into terms of money.Lance Armstrong survived a long battle with cancer, and after this battle came out with a new outloo ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Should athletes take performance enhancing drugs?

ports such as cycling, baseball, AFL, weightlifting, bodybuilding, athletics and NFL.In particular, Lance Armstrong from cycling has been excessively portrayed in the media as a cheat, being stripped ... as arguably become the biggest doping fraud in history as people became so familiar to the image of Lance Armstrong dancing on his pedals ahead of his rivals.In my opinion, the use of performance enha ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology