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  • Kristin Armstron: gold to gold
  • Kristin Armstrong was born in1973 in a military family, herfather in fact was an officer inthe Marines.Prior to her professionalcycling career, when she was 17years old, she had became aJunior Olympian in theswimming. She was also atriathlete and she competed inthe Hawaii Ironman World
  • Kristin Armstrong and her son LucasHer career in the triathlonended when it wasdiagnosed a osteoarthritis,that causes a degenerationand deformation of all joints.However her sport careercontinued, she couldn’t runanymore, but she couldcycle. The cycling wasconsidered for her the besttherapy for her disease.So she won two goldOlympic medal in the cyclingroad, in Beijing 2008 andrecently in London 2012. TheSummer Olympic games ofLondon 2012 - sheannounced in 2010 - were the
  • After the London2012 winning shesaid "The bikesmean so much to me"My T(ime)T(rial)bike is a symbol ofall the hard workthat has been putinto this journey.”She holdbachelorsdegree from University of Idaho insports physiologyin 1995, andcurrently lives