When I was young and living in Portland, Maine, we never had organizations like Special Olympics for people with either physical or mental disabilities. In fact, we never saw people with any kind of disability. They became almost non persons. Thank goodness for programs like Special Olympics. Now youngsters and some not that young can show that they can compete at a high level in sports. I recall that at the State Farm Senior Open Classic held at Hobbit's Glen from June 29-July 5, two golfers at
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults said Wednesday it would continue to work with Lance Armstrong's Livestrong, even as Lance Armstrong stepped down from his role as chairman following his doping scandal.
All the movement makes me want to demand a refund -- of the time and money spent on Armstrong's book. I imagine the allegations will make folks feel a little less eager to sport the Livestrong brand, as well.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report on Lance Armstrong was involved in doping is loaded with explosive allegations from fellow cyclists -- which the seven-time Tour de France champion has vehemently denied. But the quirkiest bit of information is that at least one rider nicknamed a common performance-enhancing drug for Baltimore's favorite literary son.
Lance Armstrong was the first cancer survivor across the finish line in the Revolution 3 Half-Full Triathlon at Centennial Park in Howard County on Sunday, finishing the 70-mile race at the head of the survivors division in about 4 hours, 16 minutes.
Two weeks after announcing Lance Armstrong will participate in the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults half-full triathlon on Sunday, Oct. 7, the fund has announced that the Livestrong founder will also participate on a Cancer Survivor Panel at Centennial High School the Saturday before the race.