Lance Armstrong is an American former professional cyclist. Other titles he has won include the professional world championship in 1993.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Lance Edward Armstrong was born on September 18, 1971, as Lance Edward Gunderson in Plano, Texas, to Eddie Charles Gunderson and Linda Gayle. Terry Keith Armstrong, his stepfather, adopted him. He used to swim at Plano East Senior High School. From 1987-88, he was the top triathlete in the under-19 age group.
Lance Armstrong’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Lance Armstrong, who was born on September 18, 1971, will be 50 years old on July 6, 2022. His height is 1.77 m, and he weighs 75 kg.
Lance Armstrong’s Profession & Career
Lance Armstrong became a professional cyclist in 1992 when he joined the Motorola Cycling Team. In 1993, he won Norway’s World Road Race Championship for the first time. He also won the Thrift Drug Classic that year.
He won the La Flèche Wallonne in 1996. He finished sixth in the Summer Olympics of 1996. After recovering from testicular cancer, Armstrong won the Tour de France in 1999. Following his victory, he began to compete with Jan Ullrich. He announced his retirement following the 2005 Tour de France.
He announced in September 2008 that he would return to professional cycling by competing in the 2009 Tour de France. Armstrong competed in the UCI Tour Down Under in January 2009. He rode for Astana and finished third in the Tour de France in 2009.
In 2009, he was sponsored by Team RadioShack. He retired from competitive cycling in February 2011, after being accused of doping. He has also worked with a number of sponsors, including Oakley, Nike, AMD, Giro, SRAM, and Shimano.
Achievements and Awards
Lance Armstrong has been named Sportsman of the Year four times by the United States Olympic Committee. He received the Jesse Owens International Trophy in 2000. He was also named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. He received the Prince of Asturias Award in 2000. He received the Mendrisio d’Or Award in 1999 and the Samuel S. Beard Award in 2001. He has also received ESPY Awards and numerous other honors.
Lance Armstrong’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Lance Armstrong married Kristin Richard in 1998. They have three children together, and he had them after storing his sperm. In 2003, they divorced. He was previously engaged to Sheryl Crow and dated Tory Burch. He has children from his marriage to Anna Hansen.
Armstrong was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1996. His testicle was later removed, and he also underwent chemotherapy. In 2013, he was charged with doping, which he denied. Following the USADA’s charge of doping, he has been the subject of numerous investigations.
Lance Armstrong’s Salary and Net Worth
Lance Armstrong’s net worth is estimated to be more than $60 million as of July 2022. He amassed this fortune by competing in numerous competitive tournaments throughout his career. He has won numerous events and has worked for numerous sponsors.
|Celebrated Name||Lance Armstrong|
|Real Name||Lance Edward Armstrong|
|Age||50 years old|
|Birth Date||18 September 1971|
|Birth Place||Plano, Texas, United States|
|Wife||Kristin Richard (m. 1998–2003)|
|Children||Yes (Olivia Marie Armstrong, Luke Armstrong, Grace Elizabeth Armstrong, Isabelle Armstrong, Max Armstrong Lance Armstrong)|
|Profession||American professional road racing cyclist|
|Net Worth||$60 million|