Lance Armstrong was as soon as thought-about to be probably the most profitable bicycle owner of all time — till a doping scandal erupted within the late 90s that modified his profession for good.
Though his title continues to be talked about in debates about how the laws sanctioning performance-enhancing medicine have modified over the previous a long time, Lance’s private life has by no means been the topic of public discussions.
So, what’s there to learn about his relationship historical past? Does he presently have a spouse or girlfriend?
Who’s Lance Armstrong’s present spouse or girlfriend?
Lance was recognized with superior testicular most cancers in 1996, just one yr earlier than he met his first spouse, Kristin, at a press convention she organized for the Livestrong Basis (previously often known as the Lance Armstrong Basis).
The skilled bicycle owner and the PR specialist began out as associates, and ultimately, they turned romantic companions.
“He had simply completed up his chemotherapy […] He was bald and cute, and it was a enterprise relationship at first that developed right into a friendship,” Kristin defined in a earlier interview with Oprah.com.
Lance proposed to Kristin after just some months of relationship. They received married in 1998 and had three kids, Luke, Grace, and Isabelle collectively.
The couple received divorced roughly across the similar time because the media frenzy surrounding Lance’s reliance on performance-enhancing medicine erupted.
Though bicycle owner organizations and fellow professionals have lengthy suspected that the usage of medicine had change into rampant within the area, it was solely in 1999 that Lance was publicly accused of counting on such substances.
He and Kristin received divorced in 2003, and the method left a long-lasting affect on each of their lives.
Because the PR specialist explains in an article she revealed in Glamour three years after the proceedings had been over, the wedding and the divorce each launched unwelcome adjustments to who she was as an individual.
“I put all of the power and abilities that made me a superb supervisor and account government into errands, planning and mothering […] Throughout these years I perfected my doing and uncared for my being,” she wrote.
“I turned a prisoner to my very own lack of ability to say uncle when life squeezed me too laborious. The warden was satisfaction, and I remained in most safety,” she added.
Lance Armstrong and Anna Hansen have been collectively since 2008.
Lance met singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow in the identical yr, and so they fell for one another instantly.
As a earlier Distractify article reveals, their relationship was broadly publicized, which did not bode too properly with Kristin.
Lance and Sheryl broke up in 2006, simply weeks earlier than their scheduled wedding ceremony date.
“She wished marriage, she wished kids; I didn’t need that at the moment as a result of I had simply gotten out of a wedding, I’d simply had youngsters,” Lance defined in a earlier interview with Marie Claire.
The bicycle owner met his present girlfriend, Anna Hansen, in 2008. They received engaged in 2017, and so they have two kids collectively, 10-year-old Max and 9-year-old Olivia.