|Lance Armstrong Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9.5 in|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1971|
Lance Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist who is widely recognized as the winner of the Tour de France championship several times over before being disqualified from cycling competitions for life by the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2012 over the biggest doping scandal in the history of cycling.
Lance Edward Gunderson
Le Boss, Big Tex, Tour de Lance, Mellow Johnny
Plano, Texas, United States
He has lived in a mansion in Spain for some months of the year. He has also owned homes in Austin, Texas, and Aspen in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, as well as a ranch in the Texas Hill Country.
He attended Bending Oaks High School in Dallas and graduated from there in 1989.
Road Racing Cyclist
- Father – Eddie Charles Gunderson (Route Manager for The Dallas Morning News)
- Mother – Linda Gayle née Mooneyham (Secretary)
- Others – Terry Keith Armstrong (Stepfather)
He is represented by Livestrong Foundation.
5 ft 9.5 in or 176.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Kristin Richard (1997-2003) – He met Kristin Richard in June 1997 and tied the knot with her on May 1, 1998. They got divorced in 2003. They had a son named Luke David (b. October 12, 1999) and twin daughters named Isabelle Rose and Grace Elizabeth (b. November 20, 2001).
- Sheryl Crow (2003-2006) – He started dating singer Sheryl Crow in 2003 and got engaged to her on September 5, 2005. They split in February 2006.
- Ashley Olsen (2007)
- Tory Burch (2007)
- Kate Hudson (May 2008-July 2008)
- Anna Hansen (July 2008-Present) – In July 2008, Armstrong started to date Anna Hansen. They got engaged in 2017. They have 2 children together one of them being a son named Max Armstrong (b. June 4, 2009).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Canadian, Dutch, and Norwegian descent.
- Defined jawline
- Sharp features
- Thin lips
He has endorsed or promoted several brands such as –
Lance Armstrong Favorite Things
- Interest – Ski mountaineering
- Considers To Be The Greatest Cyclist Ever – Eddy Merckx
Lance Armstrong Facts
- He was named after Lance Rentzel who was a wide receiver in the American football team named Dallas Cowboys.
- He has never met his biological father Edward Gunderson and neither has he ever expressed an interest in seeing him. His parents got divorced in 1973 when he was 2 years old. The following year, his mother married the wholesale salesman Terry Keith Armstrong, who adopted Lance that year.
- Lance used to compete in triathlons until he joined the Motorola cycling team in 1992.
- His LIVE STRONG bracelets used to raise money for cancer research and awareness along with encouraging people to live life in the most active and fun way possible.
- Lance’s heart measures one-third bigger than the average.
- He has been portrayed by Ben Foster in the biographical drama film on him, The Program (2015).
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