Fogel says he took cues from movies like the Iran hostage thriller Argo.
As much as I didn't condone his actions, I also didn't view Armstrong as the ring leader or the ultimate problem as it was clear that the system to test athletes had failed and didn't work.
An unlikely bond develops between the two, and a friendship is clearly sealed during Fogel's visit with Rodchenkov in Moscow.
Rather than us, as a film, trying to contain the story to break it to the world—that did not seem like the right moral and ethical choice.
And then he would win—or at least beat his previous best time—all the while proving that he could clear myriad anti-doping checkpoints.
Unfortunately, you also have to sit through a lot of Fogel dosing himself and saving his urine samples so they can be analyzed after the Haute Route.