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Chris Froome

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Date of Birth May 20, 1985
Age 37 years, 6 months, 19 days
Place of Birth Nairobi
Country Kenya
Profession Cyclist
Horoscope Taurus

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Chris Froome Biography

Chris Froome is a famous Cyclist, who was born on May 20, 1985 in Kenya. Kenyan-born British cyclist who was the champion of the 2013 Tour de France, riding for UCI ProTeam Team Sky. According to Astrologers, Chris Froome's zodiac sign is Taurus.

Froome was born on 20 May 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya, the youngest of three boys to mother Jane and English father Clive, a former field hockey player who represented England at under-19 level. His mother’s parents had emigrated from Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England to Kenya to run a crop farm. Whilst living abroad his parents maintained British customs with Sunday roast dinners and Beatles songs which contributed to his desire to represent Great Britain in cycling. In Kenya he would sell avocados and discarded bike parts. Froome’s two older brothers, Jonathan and Jeremy, went to Rugby School in Warwickshire, England. When Froome was 13, his mother took him to his first organised bike race, a charity race that he won despite being knocked from his bike by his mother. There he met professional cyclist David Kinjah, who became Froome’s mentor and training partner. Initially Kinjah misjudged Froome’s attitude, fearing he lacked the “work ethic to keep pace with more experienced riders of the group” His mother was upset with his cycling, often driving out ahead, attempting to drive him back home.

He became engaged to Michelle Cound in 2013 and they married in 2014.

Christopher Clive Froome, OBE (born 20 May 1985) is a British road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos. He has won several stage races, including four editions of the Tour de France (in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017), the Giro d’Italia in 2018 and the Vuelta a España twice (2011 and 2017). Froome has also won two Olympic bronze medals in road time trials, in 2012 and 2016, and also took bronze in the 2017 World Championships.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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After finishing primary school at the Banda School in Nairobi, Froome moved to South Africa as a 14-year-old to attend St. Andrew’s School, a publicly funded school in Bloemfontein and St John’s College, a boarding independent school in Johannesburg. Whilst in South Africa he was the school’s cycling captain and kept in contact with Kinjah. He then studied economics for two years at the University of Johannesburg. In South Africa Froome started to participate in road cycling. On one of his school holidays, his home club gifted him with a second-hand yellow jersey. Being unaware of the Tour de France, he failed to see the significance. It was not until he was 22 that he turned professional. Froome started road racing in South Africa, specialising as a climber. Froome competed for Kenya in the road time trial and the road race at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, where he finished 17th and 25th respectively, catching the attention of future Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford: “The performance he did, on the equipment he was on, that takes some doing… We always thought he was a bit of a diamond in the rough, who had a huge potential.” While representing Kenya at the 2006 Road World Championships in the under-23 category in Salzburg, Austria, Froome crashed into an official just after the start of the time trial, causing both men to fall; although neither was injured, he finished in 36th place. Froome’s appearance at the Worlds came about after he impersonated Kenyan cycling federation president Julius Mwangi by using Mwangi’s email account to enter himself into the Championships, in order to add some European racing experience to his CV and boost his chances of obtaining a contract with a professional team.

Chris Froome Net Worth

Chris Froome is one of the richest Cyclist & listed on most popular Cyclist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Chris Froome net worth is approximately $12 Million.

Chris Froome Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $12 Million
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Source of Income Cyclist
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House Living in own house.

He studied at the University of Johannesburg, but dropped out to join Konica Minolta, a South African cycling team.

After finishing primary school at the Banda School in Nairobi, Froome moved to South Africa as a 14-year-old to attend St. Andrew’s School, a publicly funded school in Bloemfontein and St John’s College, a boarding independent school in Johannesburg. Whilst in South Africa he was the school’s cycling captain and kept in contact with Kinjah. He then studied economics for two years at the University of Johannesburg. In South Africa Froome started to participate in road cycling. On one of his school holidays, his home club gifted him with a second-hand yellow jersey. Being unaware of the Tour de France, he failed to see the significance. It was not until he was 22 that he turned professional. Froome started road racing in South Africa, specialising as a climber. Froome competed for Kenya in the road time trial and the road race at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, where he finished 17th and 25th respectively, catching the attention of future Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford: “The performance he did, on the equipment he was on, that takes some doing… We always thought he was a bit of a diamond in the rough, who had a huge potential.” While representing Kenya at the 2006 Road World Championships in the under-23 category in Salzburg, Austria, Froome crashed into an official just after the start of the time trial, causing both men to fall; although neither was injured, he finished in 36th place. Froome’s appearance at the Worlds came about after he impersonated Kenyan cycling federation president Julius Mwangi by using Mwangi’s email account to enter himself into the Championships, in order to add some European racing experience to his CV and boost his chances of obtaining a contract with a professional team.

Froome turned professional in 2007, aged 22, with the South African team, Konica Minolta, withdrawing from university two years into his degree in economics. He competed from April to September in the U23 Nations Cup for the Union Cycliste Internationale’s World Cycling Centre (WCC) team based in Aigle, Switzerland. In May he rode his first stage race, the Giro delle Regioni, winning stage five, riding for WCC. In late-May he won stage six of the Tour of Japan, attacking from a breakaway in the fourteen-lap circuit in Shuzenji. In June he competed at the “B” world championships in Cape Town, placing second to China’s Haijun Ma in the 26.8-kilometre-long (16.7 mi) time trial. In July, he claimed a bronze medal in the road race at the All-Africa Games in Algiers, Algeria. On 26 September, he placed forty-first in the under-23 time trial at the world championships in Stuttgart, three minutes and thirty seconds behind the gold medalist, Lars Boom of the Netherlands. His performances in 2007 attracted the attention of British Cycling coach, Rod Ellingworth, who believed Froome had potential. Froome said: “Although I was riding under the Kenyan flag I made it clear that I had always carried a British passport and felt British. It was then we talked about racing under the Union Flag, and we stayed in touch.”

Chris Froome Height

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Weight 146  lbs
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He dedicated his Tour de France win to his mother, Jane, who had died of cancer five years earlier.

Froome was introduced to the British-based, South African-backed, second-tier UCI Professional Continental team, Barloworld, by South African Robbie Hunter, signing with them for the 2008 season. In March he finished second overall in the Giro del Capo in South Africa, one minute and forty-one seconds behind his teammate, Christian Pfannberger. Over March and April, he rode the Critérium International, Gent-Wevelgem and the Ardennes classics. In May 2008, Froome switched from a Kenyan licence to a British licence, to have a chance of riding in the 2008 Summer Olympics, where Kenya did not qualify. He made his Grand Tour debut when he was named in Barloworld’s squad for the Tour de France – becoming the first participant born in Kenya, in which he finished 84th overall and 11th among the young rider classification. In October, Froome finished fourth overall in the Herald Sun Tour in Victoria, Australia.

Who is Chris Froome dating?

According to our records, Chris Froome married to Michelle Cound. As of May 2022, Chris Froome’s is not dating anyone.

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Froome rode the 2010 Giro d’Italia. On stage nineteen, he was suffering with a knee injury and on the Mortirolo Pass he was seen holding on to a police motorbike. He had been dropped by the gruppetto, and intended to reach the feed zone and retire from the race. For holding on to the motorbike he was disqualified from the race. During his first season with Sky, his best result was at the Tour du Haut Var, where he finished ninth in the overall standings. He also finished second at the 2010 national time trial championships. In October he represented England at the Commonwealth Games, in Delhi, coming fifth in the 40-kilometre-long (25 mi) time trial, two minutes and twenty seconds behind the winner, Scotland’s David Millar.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Cyclist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Kenya. Chris Froome celebrates birthday on May 20 of every year.

Later that year, it was revealed Froome had suffered throughout the year from the parasitic disease schistosomiasis, after having picked up the disease during a visit to Kenya in 2010. Brailsford speculated that the disease had affected Froome’s earlier career in a negative way. The discovery and subsequent treatment of the illness has been used to explain Froome’s rapid rise in form during 2011. He was part of the Great Britain team that helped Mark Cavendish win the world road race championship. In October, Froome finished third overall in the first edition of the Tour of Beijing, 26 seconds behind overall winner, Tony Martin.

Is Chris Froome riding the Tour de France 2022?

Chris Froome is out of the 2022 Tour de France after testing positive for Covid-19. The four-time winner of the yellow jersey will not start stage 18 from Lourdes to Hautacam, the final mountain stage of this year’s race.

What is Chris Froome FTP?

This is an extremely important figure, as no matter what your VO2max is, your threshold (or FTP) will determine how much power you can deliver in a race scenario. Froome’s figure was 419 watts.

What is Chris Froome's salary?

Chris Froome (Israel Start-Up Nation): €5.5 million.

Is Chris Froome cycling again?

Chris Froome has been backed to return to the Tour de France after having to abandon the race following a positive Covid-19 test. The four-time Tour winner said he was disappointed by the outcome, but Adam Blythe and Robbie McEwen have backed him to return again next year.

What has happened to Chris Froome?

In 2019 a serious training crash before the Critérium du Dauphiné halted Froome’s career, after he broke numerous bones including his pelvis, femur and four ribs. Although he managed to recover following surgery to return to the peloton in 2020, he struggled to regain his former form.

The early highlights of Froome’s 2011 season were top fifteen finishes in the Vuelta a Castilla y León and the Tour de Romandie. Froome had a mixed Tour de Suisse, riding with the lead group on some mountain stages yet losing time on others, and finishing ninth in the final time trial, and 47th in the general classification. He continued his season at the Brixia Tour where he finished 45th in the general classification, and the Tour de Pologne, finishing 85th.

Froome was born in Kenya to British parents and grew up there and in South Africa. Since 2011 he’s been a resident in Monaco. At the age of 22, Froome turned professional with Team Konica Minolta. In 2008, he joined the team Barloworld. The same year he moved to Italy and started to ride under a British licence. In 2010, he moved to Team Sky and has since become one of the team’s key cyclists. Froome made his breakthrough as a Grand Tour contender during the 2011 Vuelta a España where he finished second overall, later promoted to first. At the 2012 Tour de France, riding as a super-domestique for Bradley Wiggins, Froome won stage seven and finished second overall, behind Wiggins.

The early part of Froome’s 2012 season was wrecked by illness. He withdrew from the Volta ao Algarve with a severe chest infection, and blood tests showed the schistosoma parasites were still in his system. In March, while on a training ride, Froome collided with a 72-year-old pedestrian. He returned to racing in May, for the Tour de Romandie, where he helped Wiggins win the race overall, before participating in a training camp on Teide in Tenerife with several of his teammates.

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