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We Love Lance

Survivor and true athlete!

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    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
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    Happy Birthday Lance born September 18, 1971
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    His cancer treatments included brain and testicular surgery and extensive chemotherapy, and his prognosis was initially poor.
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    Armstrong is also the founder and chairman of the Lance Armstrong Foundation for cancer support.
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    1999, he was named the ABC Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year
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    In June 2012, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) charged Armstrong with having used illicit performance enhancing drugs, based on blood samples from 2009 and 2010 as well as the testimony of other cyclists.
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    He stunned the cycling world when at age 21 he became one of the youngest riders to ever win the UCI Road World Championship
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    Armstrong began dating singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow in late 2003 and revealed their relationship in January 2004. The couple announced their engagement in September 2005 and their split in February 2006.
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    Armstrong with Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali, Warrick Dunn, Jeff Gordon, Mia Hamm, Tony Hawk, Andrea Jaeger, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Mario Lemieux, Alonzo Mourning, and Cal Ripken, Jr. founded Athletes for Hope, a charity which helps professional athletes get involved in charitable causes and inspires non-athletes to volunteer and support the community
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    He was named after Lance Rentzel, a Dallas Cowboys wide receiver