I found this old column and thought you’d get a kick out of it. In 1988 Triathlete Magazine picked five athletes to be stars in the upcoming year. They featured this photo of young, 16 years old, Lance Armstrong with a photo caption: "If he can handle the psychological pressure, he may become one of the greatest athletes the sport has ever seen.”
The column goes on to tell that though his sponsorship with McDonalds fell through others came through, including current sponsors Nike and Oakley.
Mental toughness is one of his best, if not his best, assets.
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