Lance Armstrong Code Of Ethics

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An example of an athlete who “gained the whole world, but forfeit his life” (Mk. 8:36) is Lance Armstrong. This athlete took his goal to become a champion cyclist too far. The will to win is not intrinsically an evil goal, but he made the wrong sacrifices to achieve his goals. He sacrificed his body through intense training, and even used morally questionable performance-enhancing substances. He had reason to regret his decisions because he was stripped of all of his Tour de France victories because of his substance use. Armstrong claimed that “all two hundred guys that started that race broke the rules. We all would have lied. You would have lied” (Macur, 2014). Even so, ethics were abandoned in an effort win - whether it is a part of the

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