David Walsh never envisaged that the young, enthusiastic Texan he met in 1993 would become his primary sportswriting focus over 13 eventful years. Integrity. Honesty. Passion. A sense of self-deprecation. All of the aforementioned apply to David Walsh, the Slieverue-born and bred journalist who has brought such distinction to his profession over the course of an outstanding career in sportswriting.
On Monday week last at a packed Rhu Glenn, Walsh recalled his 13-year pursuit of the truth when it came to the ‘miraculous’ Tour de France success of Lance Armstrong, which, as we all know now, was anything but.