Perhaps number 13 is the charm for Lance Armstrong! Announced just days before the start of Le Tour de France, the record-holding cyclist announced, via Twitter (but of course), that this run, his 13th Tour, will be his last. But don't just count the 38-year old out yet. His physical stamina and mental readiness are such that he's in 4th overall place after the Prologue Time Trial on a rain dampen Saturday and today's crash galore Stage 1.
In addition to his retirement announcement, Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation will once again urge on the fight against with an expansion of the LIVESTRONG Collection by Nike. Now available in Canada, France, and England, the updated collection include a greater range of footwear, from the newly introduce LunarGlide+ 2 and the Trainer1.2 Mid, to the favorite "old guard", the Shox Turbo+ 11. All will include the signature LIVESTRONG Yellow as a reminder to the 28 million people living with cancer today. Portion of the proceed from all LIVESTRONG product sales will go to the LIVESTRONG Foundation. From 2004 to date, the Nike has helped generate $80 million dollars in contribution. However, the fight is far from over, not till people start to live a cancer-free life. All 3 models are currently for sale at NikeStore.com.
Nike LIVESTRONG LunarGlide+ 2
Color: Black/Metallic Silver-Varsity Maize
Nike LIVESTRONG Trainer 1.2 Mid
Color: Black/Black-Anthracite-Metallic Silver
Nike LIVESTRONG Shox Turbo+ 11
Color: White/Black-Varsity Maize