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Cyclist Greg LeMond.

On December 3, 1994, World class cyclist Greg LeMond announced his retirement. This ended a dramatic career that included winning the Tour De France three times. Two of the wins came after he was seriously wounded in a hunting accident. LeMond talks to Terry about the struggles of his comeback. LeMond left the sport after being diagnosed with a rare muscle disease that weakened his performance.

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Other segments from the episode on June 3, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 3, 1996: Interview with Greg LeMond; Interview with Carma Hinton.

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