Lance Armstrong Biography




Quick Facts
Date of Birth:
18 September 1971

1993:
World Road Champion

LiveStrong Bracelet Amount raised by LAF:
Over $50 million

Welcome to Lance Armstrong Biography .com!

With seven Tour de France victories under his belt, Lance Armstrong is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes in the history of modern sports. Winning seven Tours is an astounding feat that will probably not be repeated for decades, if ever.

What makes the Armstrong story truly compeling however, is that he won those seven tours after surviving a grueling battle with testicular cancer!

What makes the Armstrong story truly compeling however, is that he won those seven tours after surviving a grueling battle with testicular cancer!

This site is dedicated to cancer survivors around the world, and those living strong through it. Please show your support by donating to Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Lance Armstrong News


Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge Talk Breast Cancer, Sex After 50

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, two of music's most high-profile survivors are speaking out about winning their battles with the disease. Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge team up for the cover of AARP The Magazine 's October/November issue, opening up about being in the spotlight while sick.

09/26/2014 02:50 PM
UCI to fight doping with new anti-drugs unit

Cycling's governing body has announced plans to form an international anti-doping tribunal by 2015 to provide 'consistency' across all cases. The International Cycling Union will empower the independent body to deal with all doping that involves international competitors, which are currently handled by national federations.

09/26/2014 06:53 AM
Nike May Get Pickier but Full Spending Ahead on Athlete Endorsements

Nike Inc., despite severing relationships with two disgraced NFL athletes this month, is spending more on such endorsements and says it has no plans to pull back anytime soon. The company's advertising expenses, what it calls "demand creation," increased 23 percent in the three months ending Aug. 31, according to first-quarter earnings announced today.

09/25/2014 07:48 PM
After the storm: An exclusive interview with Greg LeMond

After years spent in relative exile, Greg LeMond, now the only American to have officially won the Tour, has emerged reborn. Photo courtesy Interbike.

09/25/2014 07:58 AM
Morning Roundup: Livestrong CEO joining Pelotonia, Otterbein's $50M...

The man who helped grow the Lance Armstrong -founded Livestrong cancer charity into a $500 million behemoth is coming to Columbus to take over Pelotonia , the Associated Press reports. Doug Ulman has led Livestrong for 14 years, the news service said, including a period when Armstrong's admissions of cheating led it to lose many corporate sponsors and private donors.

09/23/2014 09:38 AM