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Lance Armstrong scandal: Local agency rep speaks with NC8 on admission

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After years of denials, Lance Armstrong came clean on Thursday night to Oprah Winfrey about his doping.

"Yes," Lance Armstrong said when Oprah asked if he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. But he said he didn't cheat. "I viewed it as a level playing field." 

Doug Eldridge, the founder of DLE Agency spoke with NewsChannel 8 Friday about the scandal and the confession. Eldridge said that the confession's timing came right before a deadline associated with a "nine figure" whistleblower lawsuit.

When asked if this revelation would break Armstrong's career, Eldridge said: "The guy is the definition of triumph in the name of adversity,” adding "to write Lance Armnstrong off as a human tale is premature.”

 

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