We posted selected clips anonymously leaked to us of Lance Armstrong’s SCA deposition a while back, and many of you rightly pointed out the bias in the editing. Our leaker must’ve heeded your comments, ’cause we got another flash drive in the mail with the full deposition video. Here it is, broken up into YouTube-friendly 15 minute segments. Brief summaries are included so you won’t have to slog through all 2 1/2 hours.
0:00 Swearing in, deposition ground rules explained.
3:00 "Do you have any ownership in Tailwind Sports?"
5:00 Why didn’t SCA pay the Armstrong bonus.
14:47 Start of line of questioning regarding Andreus.
0:00 Denial of Andreu accusations, details of ‘hospital room incident’.
2:00 Was never at the hospital without mother, Stapleton, Ochowicz.
4:30 "She (Betsy Andreu) said in her deposition she hates me."
5:30 Frankie Andreu supporting his ‘old lady’.
6:20 The Stapleton/Andreu tape.
8:35 If Stapleton was at the hospital room and knew it never happened, why didn’t he challenge Andreu?
9:20 Armstrong didn’t know of/order Stapleton and Knaggs to speak to Andreu.
10:55 Stapleton inconsistencies, did he know he was being taped.
13:30 Calling Frankie before his deposition.
0:00 Hospital room incident couldn’t have taken place.
1:30 Calling Stephanie McIlvain before her deposition.
3:30 Were there records at Indiana hospital regarding PED’s.
5:30 Ferrari line of questioning begins.
8:00 Frequency of Ferrari visits, method of payment.
9:30 Was Ferrari most significant coach?
11:12 Ferrari’s reputation addressed.
13:56 Mark Gorski uncomfortable with Ferrari association, was Ferrari kept in hiding.
0:00 Ferrari association was common knowledge.
1:11 Why wasn’t Ferrrari in "It’s Not About the Bike"?
2:48 Did Gorski warn Armstrong about Ferrari?
3:55 Ferrari is "totally clean, totally ethical".
5:25 The pre-empting of Walsh’s article detailing Armstrong/Ferrari ties.
8:30 Gorski uncomfortable with Ferrari.
12:00 Armstrong calls LeMond regarding LeMond comments about Ferrari.
13:00 LeMond has "serious drinking and drug problems."
14:11 "I don’t know for a fact, it’s pretty much common knowledge."
0:00 Was drug use common?
2:00 Why would LeMond make accusations against Armstrong?
3:13 Did Merckx introduce Armstrong to Ferrari?
4:05 Did LeMond dope?
5:16 Did Trek contact LeMond after their conversation? Why was Armstrong offended by LeMond comments?
6:30 Ferrari’s controversial comments.
8:00 Ferrari relationship terminated pending his conviction, how did Armstrong communicate with Ferrari, did he have a nickname for emails?
12:00 Schumi (Ferrari) "psyched’ about VAM test.
12:40 USA Today article, more on when Ferrari relationship first became public knowledge.
0:00 How Ferrari was paid.
1:25 Filippo Simeoni.
3:50 Tyler Hamilton and Ferrari.
6:00 Hamilton didn’t dope "when he was with our team".
6:38 Stephen Swart.
9:00 Chris Carmichael, Greg Strock.
10:30 Olympics, questions about Armstrong possibly being on Wade Exum’s ’92 list of positive coverups.
13:33 "I’ve never had an A sample positive."
14:50 Did Armstrong know in ’99 that there was no test for EPO?
0:00 Could athletes have taken EPO and gotten away with it in 2000? Postal samples from 2000 Tour were retroactively tested and were clean.
2:19 ’99 samples, l’Equipe story.
4:20 Dick Pound.
5:35 UCI is neutral, WADA is not.
7:25 UCI cash contribution.
8:20 Amount of contribution, method of payment, was the UCI notified of payment.
10:50 What did the UCI do with the money?
11:35 How did contributions become public? Why didn’t Armstrong make contributions public?
12:30 Armstrong’s style in his fight against doping.
14:00 Cortisone positive from ’99.
0:00 How much warning are you given before random controls?
1:20 "I was a favorite with the random controls."
2:18 Missed test in November.
5:06 Emma O’Reilly.
9:23 O’Reilly/Armstrong hematocrit discussion, who monitors hematocrit levels?
0:00 2000 investigation.
1:15 Terms of contracts.
3:00 Faith of cancer survivors.
6:40 Distinction between ‘not testing positive’ and being clean.
8:20 Swart race fixing allegations.
10:00 Why Emma O’Reilly made her accusations, was paid by Walsh.
11:00 "Afraid we were going to out her as a whore."
13:16 Indiana hospital contribution made in "recent weeks", timing of contribution relative to Andreu depositions.
0:00 Was Indiana contribution an attempt to buy silence?
1:40 Was a hypoxic tent used?
5:00 Possible explanation of pills Armstrong took in presence of Frankie Andreu.
6:55 Consequences of a positive test on endorsement contracts.