In Good Conscience

Lauda's indomitable spirit the epitome of greatness

A little over two weeks ago, Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House.

"We are in the presence of a true legend," Trump said, "a great person, a global symbol of American excellence... your triumph over physical adversity and relentless will to win, win, win embody the American spirit of pushing boundaries."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 25, 2019, with the headline 'Lauda's indomitable spirit the epitome of greatness'. Print Edition | Subscribe