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Thatís All Folks: 2005 Retirements
Lance Armstrong
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Lance Armstrong
After overcoming unfavorable odds to defeat testicular cancer, Armstrong went on to win an unprecedented seven consecutive Tour de France titles from 1999-2005. During this period of dominance, the Plano, Texas, native received countless accolades, including being named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year three straight times from 2002-2004 and SI's Sportsman of the Year in 2002.
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