Who is Lance Armstrong?

first_imgLance Armstrong is an American cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles by the country’s anti-doping agency.Armstrong built his reputation on not only beating cancer, but forcing himself through grueling off-season workouts no one else could match, then crushing his rivals in the Alps and the Pyrenees during the Tour de France.Armstrong has been an inspiration for a whole generation of athletes for his sheer determination and will to fight odds.Why is he in the newsArmstrong’s career came to an end when the US Anti-Doping Agency stripped him of his seven Tour de France titles.His fall from the top of the game is equally disgraceful. Now the anti-doping body says Armstrong ran the most successful doping programme in the sports history.His claim to fameLance Armstrong has won the prestigious Tour de France for the record seven times. Armstrong beat life threatening cancer to become one of the most successful athletes everlast_img

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