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!

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Lance Armstrong News


Cycling shrine shifts gears in face of challenges

In April, it will have been five years since the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame opened its doors in Davis. The "shrine" had spent more than a decade relegated to crates stowed in a dank, unkempt shed at a New Jersey golf course.

01/22/2015 07:50 PM
Is cheating on the field worse than cheating on a spouse? Some fans think so

Why did fans and sponsors such as Nike drop Lance Armstrong but stay loyal to Tiger Woods? Probably because Armstrong's doping scandal took place on the field, unlike Wood's off-the-field extramarital affairs, according to new studies. Why did fans and sponsors such as Nike drop Lance Armstrong but stay loyal to Tiger Woods? Probably because Armstrong's doping scandal took place on the field, unlike Wood's off-the-field extramarital affairs, according to new studies.

01/22/2015 03:40 PM
Former Rabobank doctor banned for life for doping violations

Former Rabobank cycling team doctor Geert Leinders was banned for life Thursday for multiple doping violations during his time with the Dutch squad. The Belgian was punished for violations committed while he was working with Rabobank between 1996 and 2009, before he joined Team Sky.

01/22/2015 11:35 AM
Burt Constable Constable: Can lingering decorations get you in trouble?

Folks who insist on making a "War on Christmas" out of a simple "happy holidays" might be cheered by this news from the suburban front: In the Battle Against Christmas Decorations, there appears to be a cease-fire. "It doesn't seem to be a problem anymore," says Ed Frank, a retired Hoffman Estates trustee who once considered lingering Christmas yard displays to be such eyesores that he crafted an ordinance in 2003 that would have required homeowners to take down their Christmas lights and decorations in a timely manner.

01/22/2015 05:15 AM
LeMond rejects Armstrong leniency

Cycling great Greg LeMond has rejected any suggestion that fellow American Lance Armstrong should receive a reduction on his life ban. LeMond says Armstrong "took a good 10 years out of my life" and deserves the ban as much for how treated people as for his doping.

01/21/2015 07:01 PM