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Marc Chrusch <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:10:16 -0600
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At 08:58 AM 8/24/2012, Get Skied wrote:

>It would be much more difficult than anointing a new single season 
>homerun king (Maris) or all time record holder (Aaron), that's for 
>sure. Everyone in the pro peloton was using PEDs in the 1996-2006 
>period. Armstrong just happened to use them to the greatest possible 
>advantage, whether through better chemistry, better physiology or both.
>
>Armstrong's tour highlights ultimately belong in the same highlight 
>reel as Mark McGwire's monstrous home runs - examples of what 
>superhuman things are possible by humans with an extra artificial 
>boost. Entertaining video for sure.
>
>What's clear is that the public hates dopers who also lack 
>contrition; Andy Pettite is but one example of how a doper who 
>apologizes for his sins can avoid a public flogging.

What does everyone think about what LA has been saying all along:
* none of his tests were ever positive for doping
* the riders who claim he was doping were all given immunity in 
return for their testimony

-m1 

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