Christian Vande Velde

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Birthday
22, 1976
Birthplace
Lemont, IL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Lemont, IL

About

Two-time Olympic cyclist who represented the US at the 2000 and 2008 Games over a decade and a half of cycling. He finished as high as fourth in the Tour de France, doing so in 2008.

Before Fame

The son of US Bicycling Hall of Fame cycling John Vande Velde, he started cycling at 16. He was also a golfer and wrestler in high school.

Trivia

In 2012, he was suspended six months for blood doping in the mid-2000s, and his race results from 2004-2006 were forfeited.

Family Life

He has two daughters with his wife Leah.

Associated With

He rode on teams with Lance Armstrong at the Tour de France in 1999 and 2001.