Some info on Lance: 1) He gets paid ~ $15 million/year from USPS and his sponsors. 2) His resting heart rate is 32 bpm. 3) His VO2 Max (measure of aerobic ability/max oxygen uptake) is 85 milliliters/kg of body weight, the average person is ~ 40. 4) Lance's heart is ~ 1/3 larger than the average person. 5) He probably trains harder than any other cyclist in the world. 6) Winning the tour is not as hard as the things he had to go through to defeat cancer. Many consider the Tour de France as the hardest sporting event in the world.