Two-time Olympic cyclist who represented the united states in the 2000 and 2008 Video games over ten years . 5 of bicycling. He finished up to fourth within the Tour de France, doing this in 2008. The boy folks Bicycling Hall of Popularity bicycling John Vande Velde, he began bicycling at 16. He was also a golfer and wrestler in senior high school. In 2012, he was suspended half a year for bloodstream doping within the middle-2000s, and his competition outcomes from 2004-2006 had been forfeited. He offers two daughters along with his wife Leah. He rode on groups with Lance Armstrong in the Tour de France in 1999 and 2001.