As part of those sanctions, all results going back to August 1998, including his seven Tour wins, were voided.At age 16, Armstrong began competing as a triathlete and was a national sprint-course triathlon champion in 19.Not only were Hansen and Armstrong able to enjoy the birth of one child, they managed to get pregnant yet again.In October 2010, Olivia Marie Armstrong followed her older brother, Maxwell Edward, into the world.Armstrong is the 1993 professional world champion, and won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005.However, in 2012, he was banned from sanctioned Olympic sports for life as a result of long-term doping offenses.It is not known whether the two are looking to get married.For a decade, Lance Armstrong was not only one of the world's most dominant athletes but also one of its most recognizable figures.
She’s been a pillar of strength and love for me and our entire family. “Listen, things obviously went haywire for him, but my daughter is a very strong person. You can watch Armstrong’s admission to Oprah Winfrey in the video below. Their son, Max, was born in July 2009 and their daughter, Olivia, was born in October 2010.
We might understand if you haven't heard of Hansen.
The spotlight of scrutiny on Armstrong may be so bright it nearly drowns out all of those around him. Sports article by Dan Wetzel, the relationships surrounding the shamed cyclist have been just as scrutinized as the doping allegations.
As noted in a CNN report at the time, Armstrong suffered testicular cancer and underwent chemotherapy in 1996 that left him without the ability to have children.
While he had three children at that time with former wife Kristin Richards, those pregnancies were aided with sperm donated before he underwent the harsh treatment.