Here is a look at cyclist Lance Armstrong.
Personal: Birth Date: September 18, 1971
Birth Place: Plano, Texas
Birth name: Lance Edward Gunderson
Father: Edward Gunderson
Mother: Linda (Mooneyham) Gunderson
Marriage: Kristin (Richard) Armstrong (1998 - 2003, divorced)
Children: with Anna Hansen: Olivia Marie, October 18, 2010; Max, June 4, 2009; with Kristin Armstrong: Isabelle Rose and Grace Elizabeth, November 20, 2001; Luke, October 12, 1999
Other Facts: Armstrong was adopted as a young child by his mother's second husband, Terry Armstrong.
Since its inception in 1997, the LIVESTRONG Foundation (formerly known as the Lance Armstrong Foundation) has raised over $500 million support cancer survivors and served 2.5 million people affected by cancer.
Timeline: 1987 - At age sixteen, he competes as a professional tri-athlete.
1989 - While still in high school, he trains with U.S. Olympic cycling developmental team and competes in the Junior World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
1989 - Armstrong is named to the U.S. National Cycling Team.
1991 - Is U.S. National Amateur Champion.
1992 - Armstrong competes in the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain and finishes 14th. He turns pro immediately after the Olympics and finishes last in his first race.
1993 - Wins ten titles, including the World Champion and U.S. PRO Champion. Wins a stage of the Tour de France but cannot complete the race.
1993 - Wins the Thrift Drug Triple Crown.
1995 - Armstrong wins a stage in the Tour de France. He finishes 36th, the first time he finishes the race.
1996 - He drops out of the Tour de France after being diagnosed with bronchitis; finishes 12th in the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and signs with France's Team Cofidis.
October 2, 1996 - Armstrong is diagnosed with testicular cancer. The cancer had spread to his lungs, lymph nodes, abdomen and brain; undergoes surgery the next day to have the malignant testicle removed.
October 8, 1996 - Armstrong announces the medical findings in a press conference.
October 24, 1996 - He undergoes surgery to remove two cancerous lesions from his brain.
December 1996 - Doctors tell Armstrong he is cancer-free.
1997 - He establishes the Lance Armstrong Foundation to benefit cancer research and cancer patients.
1999 - Armstrong wins his first Tour de France, riding with the U.S. Postal Team.
2000 - Wins the Tour de France for a second consecutive year.
2000 - Publishes book "It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life."
2001 - Wins the Tour de France for the third time.
2002 - Wins his fourth consecutive Tour de France.
2002 - A 21-month investigation into whether the U.S. Postal Team used performance enhancing drugs during the 2000 Tour de France closes after finding no evidence of illegal drug use.
July 27, 2003 - Armstrong wins his fifth consecutive Tour de France by 61 seconds.
June 15, 2004 - Announces he is suing the author of a book accusing him of taking performance-enhancing drugs.
June 21, 2004 - A Paris court throws out a request by Armstrong for an emergency ruling ordering the publishers of a book detailing suggestions of doping to insert a denial by Armstrong.
July 25, 2004 - Wins his sixth consecutive Tour de France.
April 18, 2005 - Announces that he will retire after competing in the 2005 Tour de France.
July 24, 2005 - Wins his seventh Tour de France.
December 14, 2005 - Armstrong is indicted in an Italian court and is ordered to stand trial for defaming cyclist Filippo Simeoni. Charges are later dropped in April 2006.
May 31, 2006 - A report from the International Cycling Union is released that clears Armstrong's name of doping allegations from 1999.
September 9, 2008 - Announces his return to professional cycling.
March 24, 2009 - Falls along with 15-20 other riders during a race in Spain and breaks his collarbone.