Cyclist Spotlight: Chris Froome

Explore the impressive career of Tour de France cyclist Chris Froome.

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Christ Froome is a British road cycling athlete who was born in Kenya in 1985. Froome currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Israel Start-Up Nation and has seven Grand Tours under his belt as a climbing specialist and time trialist.

Chris Froome Quick Stats

  • Born in 1985
  • Road cyclist, climbing specialist, and time trialist
  • Rides for UCI WorldTeam Israel Start-Up Nation
  • Has also ridden for Team Sky, Barloworld, and Team Konica Minolta
  • Velo Magazine International Cyclist of the Year in 2013
  • Sports Journalists’ Association Sportsman of the Year in 2017
  • Tour de France general classification in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Tour de France mountains classification in 2015
  • Giro d’Italia general classification and mountains classification in 2018 with two individual stages
  • Vuelta a España with a general classification in 2011 and 2017
  • Vuelta a España combination classification in 2011 and 2017
  • Vuelta a España 2011, 2016, and 2017 individual stages

Froome will be racing in the Tour de France 2021 looking to secure his fifth title. However, he’s recovering from a serious bicycle crash that may impact his performance.

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