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