Olympic Gold Medalist and Former Professional Road Racer

Tyler Hamilton in 2007. Image from Wikipedia. Author Rob Annis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tyler_Hamilton.jpg

We’re pleased to announce that Tyler Hamilton will be our special guest and speaker at the 2010 Team Transplant Kick Off on February 18th!

During his career as a professional road racer, Tyler competed in the Tour de France eight times, riding alongside Lance Armstrong as one of his primary lieutenants during the 1999, 2000, and 2001 Tours de France.

Some of Tyler’s major wins include one stage of the Tour de France (2003), one stage of the Giro d’Italia (2002), and first overall in the Liège-Bastogne-Liège (2003), the Tour de Romandie (2003, 2004), and the Dauphiné Libéré (2000). In the 2003 Tour de France, Tyler finished fourth overall despite having a cracked collarbone! And in 2004, Tyler won gold in the Men’s Time Trial at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

You can learn more about Tyler Hamilton, including his career highlights, here.

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