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In The News: Hincapie dishes in upcoming memoir

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Apr. 25, 2014
According to the Associated Press, George Hincapie confronts his doping in forthcoming book. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir — Associated Press

George Hincapie is breaking his public silence over doping at the U.S. Postal Service with a memoir set to hit shelves in June. The Associated Press describes the book as “part memoir and part mea culpa” and talked with Hincapie in an exclusive interview.

“There were many times I said, ‘Why am I doing this?’” Hincapie told AP. “I wanted to tell my story and have the reader decide what to think about it.”

According to AP, the book includes a forward by former teammate Lance Armstrong.

“Drugs were so prevalent in that era that the decision itself, as our team saw it, was either play ball with everyone else or go home,” Armstrong wrote. “And now the world knows what George and I chose, and we have to live with the consequences for the rest of our lives.”

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