Quitstrong? Armstrong Severs Livestrong TiesBy Michael Frank on November 13th, 2012
Just one day after Twit-posting a photo that many found offensive, Lance Armstrong announced his resignation from the board of directors of the Livestrong Foundation, the cancer awareness charity. “Lance decided to resign from the board of the foundation to spare it any negative effects as a result of controversy surrounding his cycling career,” Livestrong spokeswoman Katherine McLane said. The move was effective November 4. Certainly, pictures like the one Armstrong shared on Twitter wouldn’t help the charity’s reputation. “Back in Austin and just layin’ around,” Armstrong wrote, as he lounged beneath seven yellow jerseys that now stand as monument to his disgrace. Via Cycling News.
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