LANCE ARMSTRONG

SPORT AND LIFE

FIRST YEARS

Lance Armstrong was born in Austin, Texas in 1971. At the age 12 he started his sport career with swimming. He was a great swimmer but then he leave it. He started to do a new sport that was triathlon. With his 16 years he win and became A professional triathlete.

NEW SPORT

IMAGINE HOW IT WILL BE TO HAVE CANCER IF YOU ARE ATHLETE

ARMSTRONG IN CICLISM

He had a great talent in other sport and it was the ciclism. But in his first races he didn't get good places. Even with some mistakes and good places they took him tonthe Olimpyc Games of Barcelona which he get #14 place. Lance Armstrong became a legend even with not a very good condition.

CANCER AND METASTASIS

In October of 1996 with 25 years he got cancer and metastasis with problems of lungs and of brain. He got 40% to survive. As he get better in 1998 and go to a race but he don't feel really well and abandoned the race. After this Armstrong want to leave the ciclism and his sport career. But with the help and friendship of his coach Chris Carmichael convinced him to be ready for the World Championship of Valkenburg. Then he got a great place which he winned 4th And recupered his sel-esteem and was in a great form. Then he continued racing in different races and started winning in good places. But then he was accused to use EPO it is a substance that make your blood more healthy. After winning many awards in 2011 he retired.