publication date: Sunday, August 10, 2003 (part of Round XX)

category: Sports

clue: I bet that beating the other players would be tougher than beating cancer if this game's prize was a tour of France.

explanation: Armstrong was a cyclist famous for winning five consecutive Tours des France and for overcoming testicular cancer. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, Wendy Hampson, Christine Marie Doiron, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Kelly Stokes, Brad Htnck, Jeff Flom, Dave Stoppenhagen, D. R., Angela Lathem-Ballard, Dan Donovan, Brandie Harrison, Jason Charles Butterhoff, Mario Di Carlo, CJ Santiago, Tom Bruser, Jared Lerner, and Ricky Newsom

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by CJ Santiago. This was the last goo solved by Jared Lerner and Tom Bruser.

trivia: Normally Scott doesn't include the authors of autobiographies in the Literature category for that fact alone, but he made an exception in this case because Armstrong's book It's Not About the Bike was such a popular bestseller and was read by several players in the game.


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