Profile

Cover photo
Vanessa O'Connell
Attended Northwestern University
Lives in New York City
41 followers|4,055 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Vanessa O'Connell

Shared publicly  - 
 
Review: 'Cycle of Lies' examines Lance Armstrong's character. The more authoritative 'Wheelmen' looks at the Armstrong industry.
1
Add a comment...

Vanessa O'Connell

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...
 
 
Read this weekend's #Wheelmen review in the #PittsburghPostGazette. 
He was so close to getting away with everything. It was early 2012 and Lance Armstrong was living in Hawaii, biking up the Kohala Volcano and swimming in Kailua Bay as he trained for what would likely be a lucrative second career as a triathlete. The federal government had just dropped its investigation of him, and this decision came after covered-up failed drug tests, incriminating testimony from former teammates and a hospital-bed confession ab...
View original post
1
Add a comment...

Vanessa O'Connell

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
We sit down for a talk with Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell, two Wall Street Journal reporters who wrote the new book "Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the greatest sports conspiracy ever."
25 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...
In her circles
151 people
Have her in circles
41 people
James Knott's profile photo
Brian Hershberg's profile photo
Jessica Power's profile photo
Brian Moran's profile photo
liton hossain's profile photo
David Crook's profile photo
Edward Zimmerman's profile photo
Stephanie Yearbook's profile photo
Fiona Neibart's profile photo

Vanessa O'Connell

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

Vanessa O'Connell

Shared publicly  - 
 
"Raced yesterday on the mtb and smoked em," Lance Armstrong wrote in an email after winning the Leadville MTB 100 in 2009. Before his big mountain bike win, Lance had just finished third in his com...
1
Add a comment...

Vanessa O'Connell

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
We sit down for a talk with Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell, two Wall Street Journal reporters who wrote the new book "Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the greatest sports conspiracy ever."
25 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...
People
In her circles
151 people
Have her in circles
41 people
James Knott's profile photo
Brian Hershberg's profile photo
Jessica Power's profile photo
Brian Moran's profile photo
liton hossain's profile photo
David Crook's profile photo
Edward Zimmerman's profile photo
Stephanie Yearbook's profile photo
Fiona Neibart's profile photo
Work
Occupation
journalist, author
Skills
investigative journalist; in depth research; writing compelling stories
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
New York City
Links
Other profiles
Story
Tagline
New York City-based journalist.
Introduction

Co-author of Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever, coming October 15, from Gotham Books. 

Founding editor of The Accelerators, a new blog on startups. 

Bragging rights
Once appeared in the opera Carmen at the Met, on horseback, as the sheriff's wife.
Education
  • Northwestern University
Basic Information
Gender
Female