KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

SF Residents React To Armstrong Interview



Bookmark and Share

He’s a household name, and perhaps the most famous cyclist in the world. After years of denials Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey he used performance-enhancing drugs.
 
Armstrong sat down with Oprah earlier this week for an exclusive interview that aired Thursday and Friday night on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
 
For millions it was a let down from the inspirational cancer survivor, who built a movement around his comeback after beating the disease.

Friday we got reaction from some Sioux Falls residents to see what they had to say about Armstrong’s interview.
 
Andrew Burkstaller said, “I wasn't surprised at all that he admitted to steroid use. He did sound a little robotic almost like he had been waiting for this day. I wasn't sure how honest it might have been but at least he came out and admitted it but he wasn't too willing to go into too much detail. It was pretty much the same answer throughout I felt.”

Brian Estes said, “A little surprised that he finally admitted it. I mean he went for so long blaming everybody else and telling everybody that they were liars and basically ruining other people's careers to keep himself clean. So it did surprise me that he came clean but it didn't surprise me that he had done it."

Those we talked to say their perception of Armstrong hasn’t changed, but they are glad they finally know the truth.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

SF Man Injured In Hit And Run Crash

A Sioux Falls man has serious, but non-life threatening injuries after being ...

Premier Center Festivities Continue  story with video

Outside the large arena of the Denny Sanford Premier Center lies a display case ...

Scheels IcePlex Hosts Open House

The Denny Sanford Premier Center wasn't the only place holding an open house ...

SD Man Killed In Crash On MN Highway  Sep. 20

Rosholt Man Dies In Two Vehicle Crash  Sep. 20

Crews Completing Capitol Stained Glass Project  Sep. 20

ND, SD Governors Greet Wagon Train In Pierre  Sep. 20

1,000+ People Lace Up For Annual Buddy Walk  Sep. 20

City Surplus Auction: Going, Going, Gone!  story with video  Sep. 20

Man, Woman Plead Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking  Sep. 20

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced For Domestic Violence  Sep. 20

Joseph Patterson Released On $2 Million Bond  Sep. 20

Denny Sanford Premier Center Officially Open  story with video  Sep. 19

29 Interested In Growing Minn. Medical Pot  Sep. 19

SD College Students Finding Education Jobs Elsewhere  story with video  Sep. 19

Shoes For The Shoeless Still Running Strong  story with video  Sep. 19

Rapid City Police Chase Ends Crash, Flames  Sep. 19

Goodell: 'Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated'  Sep. 19

72-Year-Old State Prison Inmate Dies  Sep. 19

Committee To Read Rounds, Daugaard Answers On EB-5  Sep. 19

KDLT News Archive
     

Joseph Patterson Released On $2 Million Bond

A Sioux Falls man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of ...

SD Man Killed In Crash On MN Highway

A South Dakota man was killed Friday in a crash involving 2 semi-trucks on a ...

Rosholt Man Dies In Two Vehicle Crash

A Rosholt man died in a two-vehicle crash at a rural ...

Scheels IcePlex Hosts Open House  Sep. 20

City Surplus Auction: Going, Going, Gone!  story with video  Sep. 20

Premier Center Festivities Continue  story with video  Sep. 20

Man, Woman Plead Not Guilty To Sex Trafficking  Sep. 20

ND, SD Governors Greet Wagon Train In Pierre  Sep. 20

KDLT News Archive
     

Augie Rolls At Northern State

ABERDEEN, S. D. – Trey Heid threw for a career-high 311 yards and four ...

Coyotes Chop Down Lumberjacks  story with video

VERMILLION, S. D. —South Dakota rushed for 304 yards and intercepted ...

Coach Stig Sets Record In SDSU's Rout Of Oshkosh  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D.   --  South Dakota State scored ...

SAINTLY! Presentation Steals Win At Dakota State  story with video  Sep. 20

USF Gets Statement Shutout Of St. Cloud  story with video  Sep. 20

Northwestern Shuts Dakota Wesleyan Down  story with video  Sep. 20

Mustangs Can't Hang With Duluth  story with video  Sep. 20

Jett Takes Off For Roosevelt In Rapid City  story with video  Sep. 20

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top