This cyclist has contended with cancer and controversy. Join WatchMojo.com as we learn more about the life and career of
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Lance Edward Armstrong was born September 18th, 1971 in Plano, Texas. He was a talented athlete as a child, and began swimming competitively at age 12. He became a professional triathlete by 16. Armstrong soon decided his talent and interest lay in cycling, and the rest is history! Unfortunately, after winning seven Tour De France races, his titles were stripped due to accusations of doping, which he has regularly denied. Regardless, this cancer survivor continues to be a champion for the cure and an icon of cycling. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we learn more about the life and career of Lance Armstrong.