Lance Armstrong Oprah Winfrey


Oprah: “What was for you the flaw or flaws that made you willing to risk it all?”

Lance Armstrong: “I think this just ruthless desire to win. Win at all cost, truly.”


While Lance Armstrong confessed that he had been lying all along about his use of doping I remembered a book I read in 2001 by Alfie Kohn No Contest: The Case Against Competition. In that book Kohn describes how we tend to turn many things into a contest (at work, at school, at play, at home) assuming that working