On July 25, 1999, Armstrong became the second American to win the Tour de France, the sport’s most prestigious race, and the first to win for an American team (three-time winner Greg LeMond had raced with European teams). Riding with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) team, Armstrong won the 3,630-km (2,256-mile), 22-day race by 7 minutes 37 seconds.
Jul 25, 2020 · Nowadays, it looks like a scene from a robbery. Lance Armstrong, the Texan cowboy, hurtling down the Champs-Elysées with the stars and stripes in his hand and the yellow jersey on his back.The 1999 Tour de France marked Armstrong’s stunning comeback after being diagnosed three years earlier, at the age of 25, with advanced testicular cancer, which had spread to the lungs, …
May 18, 2020 · Lance Armstrong has revealed he first doped aged 21. Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de France winner before he was stripped of all his yellow jerseys, has claimed “I’m not …Author: Alex Ballinger
Gregory James "Greg" LeMond (born June 26, 1961) is an American former professional road racing cyclist, entrepreneur, and anti-doping advocate.A two-time winner of the Road Race World Championship (1983 and 1989) and a three-time winner of the Tour de France (1986, 1989, and 1990), LeMond is considered by many to be the greatest American cyclist of all time.