Former professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong, at one point in time, was one of the most admired athletes in all of sports. The native of Plano, Texas is still far and away the biggest name in the sport of cycling.
Armstrong won the Tour de France an impressive 7 times, captured an Olympic bronze medal, and even won the UCI Road World Championships. His accomplishments helped him gain sponsors Like Trek, Oakley and even apparel company Nike. Moreover, Lance Armstrong was able to become a household name, while competing in a relatively obscure sport.
However, Armstrong’s career and legacy took a turn for the worse, when it was discovered that Armstrong had used performance-enhancing drugs over the course of his career. As a result of the violations, he was banned from Olympic sports for life in 2012. To make matters worse, many of his Tour victories were voided.
While his career didn’t end on the best note, Armstrong can likely take some solace in the fact that he got to meet a lot of beautiful women along the way. In fact, Lance Armstrong has a list of exes that almost any man would envy.
Instead of focusing on the negative aspects of Armstrong’s career, let’s take a look at 15 steamy photos of some of the gorgeous women he dated.
15 Ashley Olsen
The Cyclist dated fashion designer and former Full House actress Ashley Olsen for a few months back in 2007. Armstrong was roughly 15 years her senior at the time. The two allegedly met at New York’s Gramercy Park Hotel, when the former actress was in her early 20s.
Ashley and her fraternal twin Mary-Kate are probably best known for sharing the role of Michelle Tanner on the television series Full House, when they were both young children. Olsen has since retired from acting and gone on to become an award-winning fashion designer.
Fun Fact: In 2015 it was announced that Netflix would be producing a Full House spin-off, Fuller House. Ashley Olsen announced that she would be reprising her role of Michelle Tanner on the series, before ultimately having a change of heart.
14 Kate Hudson
Actress Kate Hudson dated Lance Armstrong for a few months back in 2008. Apparently, it wasn’t a nasty breakup as the two claim they are still friends today.
Kate Hudson became a megastar back in 2000, following her portrayal of Penny Lane in the critically acclaimed film, Almost Famous. From there, Hudson would go on to star in a number of popular films and establish herself as a major box office draw. Outside of acting, Hudson has her own fitness apparel brand known as Fabletics. She is also the daughter of award-winning actress, Goldie Hawn.
Fun Fact: Prior to dating Lance Armstrong, Hudson was married to musician and lead singer for The Black Crows, Chris Robinson. The two were married on December 31, 2000, until their divorce was finalized October of 2007.
13 Sheryl Crow
Lance Armstrong dated singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow from 2003 until early 2006. In fact, the two were even engaged at one point, but never ended up tying the knot. Armstrong’s relationship with the singer attracted a great deal of media attention at the time.
Born in Kennett, Missouri Sheryl Crow has become an extremely successful musician. She has sold over 50 million records during the course of her career. Crow has also received 32 Grammy Award nominations and performed with legendary acts like The Rolling Stones.
Fun Fact: Sheryl Crow’s great- grandfather was Charles A. Crow, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri ‘s 14th district from 1909 to 1911. The Republican congressman was unsuccessful in his bid for reelection, thus serving only one term.
12 Tory Burch
New York fashion designer Tory Burch and Armstrong were an item for a very brief period back in 2007. According to Burch’s spokesperson distance was the main reason for the split.
With a net worth of over a billion dollars, Tory Burch is easily one of the most successful designers on the planet. She has won numerous awards including the Rising Star Award for Best New Retail Concept and the Accessory Brand Launch of the year award in 2007. In 2015, Forbes magazine claimed that Burch was the 73rd most powerful woman in the world.
Fun Fact: Prior to dating Armstrong Burch was married venture capitalist J. Christopher Burch for nearly a decade, from 1996 to 2006. Despite being divorced,Tory Burch opted to keep J. Christopher’s last name.
11 Cary Deuber
On an episode of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Real Housewives of Dallas star Cary Deuber revealed that she and Lance Armstrong were an item for several months back in 2006. On the show she states, “"We dated for six months," she revealed, before sharing that the romance took place after he ended things with a high-profile singer. "After Sheryl [Crow]. Right after Sheryl." The two even allegedly got cozy on a private airplane.
Cary Deuber has worked as a model in both the United States and Europe. However, she is best known for being featured on the reality television show, The Real Housewives of Dallas.
Fun Fact: Deuber has a daughter, 3 dogs, and 2 step-children. It sounds like the Deuber residence is a very busy household.
10 Whitney Casey
While details are sparse, Lance Armstrong allegedly dated journalist and author Whitney Casey for a very brief period in 2007. It isn’t clear exactly how long their relationship lasted, but Casey told radio personality, Howard Stern, that the relationship was never consummated.
Whitney Casey was one of the youngest anchors for CNN Headline News during the late 90s into the early 2000s. Over the course of her career, she interviewed U.S. Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. The 6-foot tall blonde also captured an Emmy Award for outstanding television personality. In 2009, she published her first book "The Man Plan: Drive Men Wild... Not Away."
Fun Fact: Before meeting the famed cyclist, Whitney Casey was previously married to former NFL player and New York Giant, Jason Sehorn.
9 Surf's Up
Kate Hudson shows us why she is one of the hottest actresses in all of Hollywood with this gorgeous photo. The actress looks like she is getting ready to do a little surfing as she poses in front of a blue and white longboard. The A-lister shows off the physique that helped make her famous, in a pair of figure-flattering yoga pants, from her very own clothing line. It must be nice to be able to model your own brand, especially when she looks this good doing it.
Fun Fact: Besides being an actress and businesswoman, Hudson is also a published author. Her book Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body was released in 2016. Kate Hudson is one celebrity that can do it all.
8 Have A Seat
Being a rock star can be hard work at times; between touring, dealing with media, and trying to find time to create new music, it can be hard to find down time. That being said, it would appear the Sheryl Crow has found some time to relax as she sits, in what appears to be, a very crooked chair. The singing sensation looks great in her tank top and casual jeans, as she stares seductively into the camera. When it comes to gorgeous rock stars, Crow doesn’t take a back seat to anyone.
Fun Fact: Crows big break came back in 1994 when she released her debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club. The album features songs like “Leaving Las Vegas” and her hit single “All I Wanna Do.”
7 The Olsen Twins
In this photo, we see Ashley Olsen posing with her fraternal twin sister, in a pair of short shorts. It certainly isn’t easy to tell the sisters apart. However, for those who are wondering, Ashley is pictured on the left in the grey t-shirt, and Mary-Kate is on the right wearing a black long sleeve shirt. The actresses, turned fashion icons, show that they aren’t too shabby in the modeling department either, with this fun pic.
Fun Fact: The twins have created several fashion brands since leaving the world of acting behind. Their most famous line is a luxury brand known as The Row. One of the company’s goals is to help support fashion manufacturing in the United States. First Lady Michelle Obama, Actress Emma Stone, and model Chrissy Teigen have all been spotted wearing the brand.
6 Crazy For Cary
#FlashbackFriday to one ✨wild✨ night... Eenie meanie minie moe Catch this tiger... On #RHOD Monday night! Haha oh the things that we do for Halloween! 🐯 . . . #realhousewives #realhousewivesofdallas #therealhousewives #therealhousewivesofdallas #dallashousewives #tigercostume #bodypaint #artist #leroyroper #carydeuber
Reality star Cary Deuber looks fierce in her tight-fitting tiger costume. The Real Housewives of Dallas star shows that she knows how to get some attention on social media with this fun photo. This Halloween costume will likely turn a few heads at any part the Texas resident decides to attend. From the looks of this “#FlashbackFriday” post, it would appear that Deuber is ready to reign as queen of the jungle. Moreover, 1,319 likes on Instagram is pretty solid for a someone who only recently became a celebrity.
Fun Fact: While Deuber is best known for being a Dallas housewife, she isn’t actually from Texas. In fact, she is an east coast girl who is originally from Hartford, Connecticut though she does currently reside in Dallas, Texas.
5 Swimsuit Fun
Kate Hudson makes a strong case for being one of Lance Armstrong’s hottest exes with this stunning bikini pic. The beatiful actress shows of her flawless physique as she poses in front of the pool. The 5-foot-6 blonde proves she that she looks as good as any bikini model in the world today, with this breathtaking image. If you would like to see more great Kate Hudson photos, be sure a take a look at “15 Kate Hudson Photos Jennifer Lopez Doesn’t Want A-Rod To See,” you will be glad you did.
Fun Fact: Another one of Hudson’s famous ex’s is Matt Bellamy, the lead singer of the band Muse. The two began dating in 2010 and were even engaged at one point, before finally calling it quits in December of 2014.
4 Something To Crow About
Musician Sheryl Crow has long been thought of as one of the most beautiful musicians in the entire industry. At 55 years of age, the talented singer still looks phenomenal. In this photo, the Grammy Award winner can be seen posing in a black dress with her heel placed on a small white chair. Apparently, no one ever taught the 5-foot-3 star to keep her feet off the furniture. Moreover, with the large black bird, she’s holding in her hand, it’s fair to say that Sheryl isn’t the only Crow in this picture.
Fun Fact: Besides being a rock star, Sheryl Crow has also appeared on a number of popular television shows over the years. One Tree Hill, 30 Rock, and Cougar Town are just a few of the shows she’s been involved with.
3 On The Trunk
Ashley Olsen shows us the type of keen fashion sense we’ve come to expect from the award-winning designer, with this dazzling dress. The Full House alum poses on this vintage automobile in a photo that her fans are sure to love. The fashion mogul shows that she can not only make great outfits, she can also model them as well. The former child star looks great in an outfit that’s perfect for seemingly any formal occasion.
Fun Fact: After gaining notoriety on the popular television show Full House, the Olsen twins were featured in their own mystery video series, The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley. The 11 part series featured the two youngsters solving mysteries in episodes like The Case of Thorn Mansion and The Case of the Mystery Cruise.
2 A Girl And Her Guitar
Everyone once in awhile you just need to head to the desert with a big red guitar and have your picture taken right next to a cactus, which is exactly what Sheryl Crow is doing in this picture. In all seriousness, the versatile musician looks outstanding in her skimpy red outfit as she gazes into the camera. The desert isn’t the only thing that’s smoking hot in this photo.
Fun Fact: Following her debut record, Tuesday Night Music Club, Crow went on to release her second self-titled album. The album had several hits including songs like “A Change Would Do You Good,” “Every day Is a Winding Road,” and “Home.” The self-titled release was a major success and was certified 3x platinum by the RIAA as well as the BPI.
1 All Grown Up
For those who grew up watching Full House back in the 1980s and 90s, it may be hard to believe that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are 31 years of age. Moreover, the twins also turned out to be very an attractive adults, as we can see from this photo of Ashley. The 5-foot-1 blonde still clearly has a face for television, which is apparent in this photo. Moreover, with their successful fashion lines, the Olsen twins were able to use their fame to help them become successful businesswomen.
Fun Fact: Ashley Olsen has won multiple awards for her work with her company, The Row. Some her awards included Womenswear Designer of the Year in 2012, Accessories Designer of the Year in 2014, and Womenswear Designer of the Year again in 2015.