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Thursday, July 21, 2011

"I Wasn't Afraid to Lose"

What an awesome day for Leopard-Trek and Andy Schleck. I haven't been able to see any of this year's stages of the Tour de France live, but I'm wishing that I had today.
The news reports yesterday were at best indecisive and at worst actually sneered at the young Luxembourg rider. Today only he can sneer - but that doesn't seem to be his style.

Check out the race report at cyclingnews.com, and this article about his amazing effort.

I've been watching the brothers Schleck for nearly 3 years now. It's great to see them coming into their own. Even if one of them doesn't finish in yellow - today will certainly be a day to remember, and will always be known as the day Andy dropped Alberto - and everyone else.

1 comment:

  1. Impressive!!! What if we, as Christians, in this all important race of life, were to press on with the same abandon and dedication of purpose??? Not afraid of loss. Interesting to ponder. Too much, I think, I fear to lose. Wrong goals and wrong focus. And all he wants is a yellow jacket (I know there is a little more than that included) and what is promised me???? It's much more and it is eternal. Much to ponder.
    Love, Mama