The New York Times: [Lance] Armstrong, who spoke in a telephone interview from San Francisco, said he was aware of the diagnosis because Shanteau’s coach had contacted his agent for the name of a testicular cancer specialist. Armstrong said he passed along the name of Dr. Larry Einhorn, the doctor who had treated him. [Link]
NBC Olympics: "...It bothered him a lot that he didn't make the team," Chris Davis, Shanteau's coach during his teen years, said. "Anywhere else in the world, he not only would have made the Olympic team, he would have won a medal.
"But he never whined. He never said life's not fair. He has that stick-to-it-iveness."
So a cancer diagnosis? "It's not like he called and said, 'Oh, my gosh, why me? Poor me! I was just on the verge! I had worked so hard!' There was never any of that stuff," Davis said. "It was just another bump in the road on the way to making the Olympic team. ..." [Link]
Eric Shanteau gallery at MSNBC: [Link]