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Everyone has that one person who they look up to and considers them their role model. They will then do whatever they can to be just like that person. Many tri-athletes and cyclists might have looked up to Lance Armstrong as a role model since he was successful and started training at such a young age. The United States Olympic Development team invited him to train as a cyclist, which then placed eleventh in the World Championship Road Race with the best time any American has ever had” (“Lance Armstrong Biography”). In 1991, Armstrong “competed in his first Tour DuPont, a long and difficult race covering 1,085 miles, in which he finished middle in the pack” (“Lance Armstrong Biography”). He did not do as well as he hoped but in his second Tour DuPont in 1993, “he came in second” (“Lance Armstrong Biography”). Armstrong was also successful in his “first-ever Tour de France, considered cycling’s most prestigious event, winning his most important race yet: The World Road Race Championship in Oslo, Norway” (“Lance Armstrong Biography”). Even though he was happy with that race, Armstrong…