Lance Fathers Baby the Old-Fashioned Way

Cyclist already has 3 kids from IVF
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 24, 2008 7:04 AM CST
American cyclist Lance Armstrong stops during a training ride at a Team Astana Training Camp at the Hotel Las Madrigueras on December 5, 2008 in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France seven times, beat cancer, and dated a rock star—but he’s never made a baby the traditional way, until now. The cyclist and his girlfriend are expecting their first child in June, AP reports. Armstrong froze his sperm when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1996, enabling him to have his first three children through in-vitro fertilization with his now ex-wife.

"Anna and I are thrilled to confirm that we are expecting in June and our families are ecstatic and grateful," Armstrong said. "We are very much looking forward to what 2009 brings on many fronts."