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Sports Heroes In the world of sports heroes are made each day Some stay around for only a little while and some last forever Lance Armstrong and Michael Jordan are two such heroes that will remain in the hearts of Americans forever Lance Armstrong is a hero and role model for people of all ages but he appeals mostly to adults and cancer patients Armstrong was a champion cyclist with a promising future when his world was struck by tragedy At the age of 25 just after winning to important races in the cycling world Armstrong was diagnosed with testicular cancer which had already spread to his lungs abdomen and brain With only a 5050 chance of survival Armstrong was scared but determined to live He underwent painful and aggressive forms of chemotherapy to beat the cancer While the chemotherapy weakened his body beyond belief he never stopped training One year later the cancer was gone and Armstrong became an inspiration to cancer victims everywhere After beating the cancer Armstrong made one of the most memorable comebacks in the history of sports He came back into the cycling world with unbelievable strength and determination He went on to win The Tour de France becoming only the second American to do so Lance Armstrong proved that you can do anything you are determined to do He continues to race today and also helps other cancer victims through the Lance Armstrong Foundation Everyone knows who Michael Jordan is He is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time But what makes him a hero Some say he is a hero because he is simply the best Hes also a hero because of the way he became the best He showed that through hard work determination and a will to win that anyone can overcome any obstacle to be the best Michael Jordan was not always perfect He was cut from his high school basketball team but he
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