alberto-contador-deporte-ciclismo-liderazgo-actitud-speaker-thinking-heads

Alberto Contador

Two-time winner of the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, and three-time winner of La Vuelta a España

Language:

Spanish
REQUEST A SPEAKER

Topics

Specific topics

SportSuccessattitudeleadershipteambuilding

A sports fan from an early age, Alberto Contador played football and athletics before growing an interest in cycling: under the influence of his older brother, he finally chose to dedicate himself to this sport. At age 15, he joined the Pinto cycling team in the Cadet category and only one year later he became part of the Real Velo Club Portillo team in Madrid. In this latter club he began to demonstrate his cycling skills, especially in the sloping sections. As a matter of fact, he began to reap his first victories during his second year competing in the youth category, almost all of them being in mountain stages and competitions.

Alberto Contador stood out in several youth category races and as early as 2002 he won the sub-23 time trial Spanish Championship. He joined the ONCE-Eroski the following year: in his first team as a professional he got his victory in the time trial of the Tour of Poland.

In 2004 he suffered a fall that forced him to interrupt his activity until 2005. Once recovered, he competed in Australia’s Tour Down Under, where he won the queen stage.

While in the Discovery Channel team in 2007, Alberto Contador won the Tour de France: he was the sixth Spaniard to ever win the main cycling race. From that moment on he was unstoppable: in 2008, after changing teams to Astana, he won both the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España. Like this, Alberto Contador achieved the Triple Crown of Cycling, which meant that he was paired with some of the greatest cyclists in history as he became the fifth rider to ever win the three great races of the world circuit.
Before Contador, only legendary names like Anquetil, Gimondi, Hinault and Merckx had achieved such greatness.

Related speakers

juan pablo montoya speaker

Juan Pablo Montoya

Formula 1, Nascar and indy driver

Lolo Sainz

Basketball player and trainer. Expert in leadership and team management.

carlitos-paez-speaker-motivation-change-thinking-heads

Carlitos Paez

Survivor of the plain crash in the Andes. Expert in improvement.

pau-gasol-speaker-sport-thinking-heads

Pau Gasol

NBA Legend

Pepu Hernández

Campeón del Mundo y Premio Príncipe de Asturias

susana fonseca conferencista

Susan Fonseca

Diversity Ambassador and Founding Member of Singularity University. Founder, She Works!.

andres moreno speaker

Andrés Moreno

Founder, Chairman and CEO of Open English

Diego-Pablo-Simeone-speaker-coach-football

Diego Pablo Simeone

Trainer and elite athlete. Expert in leadership and motivation.

HIRE THIS SPEAKER








Your data will be processed by THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. to manage your contact with us. Our registered office is located in Madrid, C/ Velázquez, 24 - 7th floor, C.P.:28001 and our is NIF B-83220475

Adding your email address, means you have read and accepted the policy of How THINKING HEADS GROUP, S.L. treads your data and you consent the processing of your data.

Send this to a friend