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The bicyclist Levi Leipheimer (Astana team) at the international cycling event Giro d\\\'Italia.
The photo is takes at the start of the 17een lap a Sondrio - Lombardy - Italy - 28 may 2008 -
Levi Leipheimer (born October 24, 1973 in Butte, Montana) is an American professional road bicycle racer who rides with UCI ProTeam Team Astana. He previously rode for the American team Discovery Channel, the German cycling team Gerolsteiner, and the Dutch outfit Rabobank. . His major results to date are 1st overall in the 2008 Tour of California (winning the Stage 5 time trial), 2007 Tour of California (winning the Prologue and Stage 5 time trials), 1st overall in the 2006 Dauphiné Libéré, 1st overall in the 2005 Deutschland Tour, 3rd overall in the 2001 Vuelta a España, and three top-ten finishes in the Tour de France general classification, including 3rd overall in the 2007 race. He currently resides in Santa Rosa, California, with his wife Odessa. Leipheimer won the 2007 USA National Road Race Championships, finishing 1:11 seconds ahead of Discovery team mate and defending U.S. champion George Hincapie.