Lance Armstrong will be well known sportsman, nevertheless he will be not just a great cyclist, he will be also an inspiration to everyone who will be suffering by cancer.
Lance Armstrong was born in Plano, Texas in 1971 on September 18th. As a youngster he was one of the best triathletes competing by the age of 15, nevertheless he soon found out that will his main talent will be cycling. He started off competing in amateur races, won the US amateur championship 1991 along with went to Olympics in 1992 where he finished 14th. Unfortunately all his hopes were over when he was diagnosed with cancer in 1996. Doctors told him that will he only had a 50% chance of survival. that will was an inspiration. The truth was he only had 3% to survive, nevertheless just three years later, after a battle for a professional team, he won the Tour De France in 1999, riding for the American team US postal. nevertheless that will was not his last victory. by 1999 to 2005 he was always the winner. By right now, Lance Armstrong has won 22 stages, 11 time trials, along with 3 time trials with his team US postal.
Today he will be a part of the Discovery Channel Team (former US postal team) along with he also runs a Cancer Foundation (LAF Lance Armstrong's Foundation) which inspires people affected with cancer all over the earth. You have probably heard of This specific foundation due to bracelets that will people wear as a sign that will they have contributed to LAF.
Lance Armstrong will be, in my opinion, one of the worlds largest sportsmen nevertheless he certainly will be a great inspiration those fighting cancer.