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COMPILED BY TRISHA BLACKMAR
June 28, 2005
All about Armstrong: athlete, icon and phenomenon
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June 28, 2005

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All about Armstrong: athlete, icon and phenomenon

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MEASUREMENT ARMSTRONG AVG. 150-LB. MALE
Resting heart rate 32-34 60
VO2 max 83.8 45-50
Max power at VO2 600 watts 275-300 watts
Maximum heart rate 201 190-200
Lactate threshold heart rate 178 165-175
Time trial heart rate 188-192 165-175

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47.5 million �NUMBER of LIVESTRONG bracelets sold since Nike introduced them, on May 17, 2004. Pamela Anderson, Ashley Judd and Britain's Prince William have been spotted wearing the yellow bands.

$120 �COST of a 10/2 jersey, part of a new line produced by Nike to commemorate the date in 1996 that Armstrong was diagnosed with cancer. One dollar from the sale of each jersey goes to Armstrong's foundation.

6,000 �CALORIES consumed by Armstrong on race days.

110,000 �ESTIMATED number of calories Armstrong will burn during the 21-day Tour de France. This is equivalent to consuming 478 PowerBars or 196 Big Macs or 92 gallons of Coke.

34 �NUMBER of one-liter bottles Armstrong's heart could fill with blood in 60 seconds.

355 �DAYS per year Armstrong spends on his bicycle.

700 �MILES per week Armstrong rides when training for the Tour de France.

540,000 �ESTIMATED number of pedal strokes Armstrong will make in the Tour de France.

23 �STAGE wins by Armstrong in the Tour de France, which ranks fourth alltime. France's Eddy Merckx has the most, with 34.

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MEANS Armstrong 1 0 0
France 672 0 5
DuPont Company 10 0 1
Nike Inc. 251 0 1
Coca-Cola Classic 29 0 0