About Lance Armstrong Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
On September 18, 1971, Lance Edward Gunderson or more popularly known as Lance Edward Armstrong was born into this world. Armstrong is a well-known professional road racing cyclist who has made himself a sports star when he won the Tour De France for seven consecutive times, truly a record breaker after he has survived testicular cancer. Armstrong is also the chairman and founder of Lance Armstrong Foundation which is for cancer support and research. He is a current member of the Team RadioShack of UCI ProTour.
He was diagnosed with cancer in 1996 and after extensive chemotherapy, he went on to winning seven times from 1999 to 2005 in the Tour De France. He was hailed as the ABC Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year in 1999 and he also brought home the Prince of Asturias Award in Sports in 2000. He was named Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine in 2002 and successively the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year from 2002 to 2005.
Armstrong, with his bravery and courage not just in cycling but also in battling with cancer is truly remarkable and admirable so it will be no wonder that there will be many cycling fans who will love to have not just his memorabilia but also those of Jimmie Johnson and golf superstar, Tiger Woods.
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, Armstrong’s name is also incorrectly spelled sometimes as Lanz Armstrong, Lanse Armstrong, Lans Armstrong, Lancee Armstrong, Lance Armtrong, Lance Armstronng and Lance Armmstrong.