Road racer who has won the Paris-Roubaix in 2006, 2010, and 2013 and the Tour of Flanders in 2010 and 2013.
He found an old bike of his family's when he was 13, and developed a passion for cycling immediately.
He won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in time trial competition.
He married Stefanie Cancellara in 2006, and they had children in 2006 and 2012.
He competed against Lance Armstrong in multiple Tour de Frances events.