It is “much better” with Jan Ullrich, this after he was allowed to resume contact with his children. That explains the former tour winner (1997) Friday in the German daily Bild. The 44-year-old Ullrich is currently a cure for addiction in Frankfurt to his alcohol and drug problems get. The past few weeks he worked himself several times in the problems.
“It goes much better with me, because I now have the right to my children every day to call”, says the German ex-rider. “My children are my medicine.”
According to Ullrich, his problems at the beginning of this year started, when the relationship with his ex-wife Sara more tense. “When I, for weeks my children are no longer allowed to see or speak, I exploded. I have a few television sets destroyed, and I have the punch bag from the ceiling, torn. To calm down I took cocaine and amphetamines. But that, I now no longer necessary. If I have children, I have no drugs needed.”
Last week Saturday, he got his former rival Lance Armstrong on the floor. The American came to see him a heart under the belt stitches and invited Ullrich also out to visit him in the U.S., according to the German. “After my therapy here, I will be with him to visit in Colorado. He took me to a clinic presented where I can use my recovery would be complete.”