2009 will be a memorable year for seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, not only for his return to professional cycling, including an anticipated start in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, but also for the birth of a child with girlfriend Anna Hansen. "Anna and I are thrilled to confirm that we are expecting in June and our families are ecstatic and grateful," said Armstrong. "We are very much looking forward to what 2009 brings on many fronts. We appreciate respecting our privacy, as we are both eager to celebrate the holidays as a family."
Armstrong and Hansen met at a charity event and have been a couple since July.
Armstrong has three children with his ex-wife Kristin, a son Luke and twins Isabelle Rose and Grace Elizabeth. Anna did the 2008 Leadville 100 mile mtb bike race in 11 hrs and 50 minutes.....an amazing time for such a hard race. Congrats to both Lance and Anna.