Lance Armstrong
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Lance Armstrong Facts

Lance Armstrong is a former American professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times between 1999 and 2005. He was later stripped of these titles for taking performance enhancing drugs. Outside of cycling, Lance Armstrong is a survivor of cancer and founded the Livestrong Foundation to provide support for cancer patients. See the fact file below for more information.

Name
Lance Edward Gunderson

Later became Lance Armstrong who adopted by his step father

Date of Birth
September 18, 1971

Place of Birth
Plano, Texas

Birth Family
Mother is Linda Mooneyham and Father is Eddie Charles Gunderson
Mother later married Terry Keith Armstrong.

Marriage/Spouse
girlfriend Anna Hansen

Children
1 son, Max, with girlfriend Anna Hansen
3 children, a son, Luke, and twin daughters, Isabella and Grace, from a previous marriage

Education
High school graduate

Career
Professional road cycling racer

Reason for Fame
Rides for UCI Pro Team – Team Radio Shack
Won the Tour de France a record-breaking seven consecutive years

Additional Information

  • Olympian: 1992, 1996, 2000
  • Bronze Medalist Time Trial (2000)
  • Cancer survivor