Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

Born: September 18, 1971

Nationality: American

Occupation: Athlete

Biography: Lance Edward Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times after having survived testicular cancer. He is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer support. He last rode for UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack, a team he helped found.

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Source/Notes: Announcing that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer in a press conference (8 October 1996)