Armstrong places 3rd in TdF

Armstrong places 3rd in TdF

Lance Armstrong, arguably the best endurance athlete on the planet, has finished with a podium position closing out the 2009 Tour de France.

Lance Armstrong, arguably the best endurance athlete on the planet, has finished with a podium position closing out the 2009 Tour de France.

The 21 day, 3500 KM bike through France, Switzerland, Italy and Spain saw incredible action as 7 time winner Armstrong battled Spain's Alberto Contador for leaderhip of Team Astana and for first place.

Day 18 finished with an astounding annoucement of a new team, sponsered by Radio Shack that Lance will lead in the 2010 race.

oln - (2009-07-30 23:31:04)