The 30 for 30 Lance Trailer is out. I learned everything I needed for closure after watching Lance on Architectural Digest. If you want to hear his truth it’s on ESPN.
LANCE premieres May 24, 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
So there sits Lance at 42, bike-bent back forced upright, all teared up, and voice cracking as he lays wood to bat on Oprah’s softball questions.
Or the Yellow Washing of Lance.
Lance could wear a Janus mask, as he tells a reporter he’s happy to get beaten in a race, is totally over it, and just eating burgers, drinking beer now.
LANCE is a two-part, four-hour film. It tells the story of the cyclist’s rise out of Texas as a young superstar cyclist. Then his harrowing battle with testicular cancer. His recovery and emergence as a global icon with his seven consecutive Tour de France titles. After that, his massive fall in one of the largest doping scandals in history.
Most noteworthy, Armstrong, along with a collection of teammates, friends, rivals, and journalists, all reflect on his story, creating a fascinating character study, capturing a unique chapter of sports history, and insisting the audience make its own interpretations about the many different sides of a complex saga.…