Kevin Livingston

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Kevin Livingston
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Personal information
Born (1973-05-24) 24 May 1973 (age 44)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1995-1996 Motorola
1997-1998 Cofidis
1999-2000 US Postal
2001-2002 Team Telekom

Kevin Livingston (born 24 May 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri) was an American professional cyclist for eight years.

Career[edit]

Livingston rode six Tours de France, the Giro d'Italia and many of the European Classics, during a career with Motorola, Cofidis, US Postal Service and Team Telekom. He was one of Lance Armstrong's domestiques in the Tour de France and other races.[1][2] His best result in the Tour de France was 17th overall, in 1998. He retired in 2002 and lives in Austin, Texas.

Doping[edit]

Livingston's name was on the list of doping tests published by the French Senate on 24 July 2013 that were collected during the 1998 Tour de France and found positive for EPO when re-tested in 2004.[3][4]

Athletic Performances[edit]

Livingston had 4.0% body fat, was able to reach a maximum heart rate of 195 bpm, and had an anaerobic threshold power of 558 Watts or 8.09 watt/kg.[5]

Post-racing career[edit]

Following retirement from racing, Livingston became a spokesperson and supporter of the National Diabetes Tour de Cure. He also acts as a consultant to Medalist Sports, where he has served as Competition Director for the Amgen Tour of California and the Tour of Missouri.[6] He set up the PedalHard Training Center, with locations in Austin Texas and St. Louis Missouri, and Fort Worth, TX which provides training and testing facilities.[7]

Major results[edit]

1992
1st Overall Tour of the Gila
1994
1st MaillotUSA.PNG National Amateur Road Race Championships
1st Stage 5 Tour of Austria
1996
1st Stage 3 Tour of Galicia
1997
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 4 & 5
1999
6th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Walsh (26 June 2007). From Lance to Landis: Inside the American Doping Controversy at the Tour de France. Random House Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-345-50358-9. 
  2. ^ Daniel Coyle (17 March 2009). Lance Armstrong's War: One Man's Battle Against Fate, Fame, Love, Death, Scandal, and a Few Other Rivals on the Road to the Tour de France. HarperCollins. pp. 154–. ISBN 978-0-06-174648-2. 
  3. ^ "French Senate Releases Positive EPO Cases From 1998 Tour De France". Cyclingnews.com. 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  4. ^ "Cipollini, Livingston among 1998 Tour riders positive for EPO — VeloNews.com". Velonews.competitor.com. 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Annex B, p. 680 to Affidavit of Renzo Ferrante in USADA’s U.S. Postal Service Pro Cycling Team Investigation" (PDF). USADA. Retrieved 2015-06-24. 
  6. ^ "PedalHard Training Centre Brochure" (PDF). Publicity Brochure. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  7. ^ "PedalHard" (Official Web Site). Kevin Livingston Consulting LLC. 2006. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 

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