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July 27, 2003

sfgate.com | Injured Hamilton wonders 'What if?'

I can't speak for Tyler Freaking Hamilton, who completed a tremendous feat of arms today, made worse by the cobbles of the Champs Elysees. I'll let the man speak for himself:

"The way you deal with the low points in your life is what makes you a person," Hamilton said Sunday, "and I think I dealt with a difficult situation the best I could."

He wound up fourth in the overall standings, 6 minutes, 17 seconds behind five-time champion Lance Armstrong.

"I'll always look back and think, 'What if?"' said Hamilton, speaking on the train taking cyclists to the outskirts of Paris for Sunday's final stage.

"But that's life. Life is a roller coaster ride."

Update: We need a Tyler Hamilton picture, so here's one. As always, click through to see the source, in this case Yahoo! Sport's AP photo gallery.

Posted by Frank Steele on July 27, 2003 in Rider profiles, Tyler Freaking Hamilton | Permalink

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Just trying to find any information on a JanPaul Kornet that rode in the Tour De France between 1961 to 1980 for Holland or the Netherlands.

Posted by: ellen at Jun 12, 2004 11:42:27 PM