Thor Hushovd has been a star of Norway. He has recently retired from the world championships. He has been accused and criticized for keeping a secret about his former rival and mate Lance Armstrong. It has come out that Thor had known about Lance Armstrong being involved with doping. It has been highlighted that the Lance had admitted to Thor about his doping after the latter himself had been open about it. It was back in 2011 after Thor had talked about his own doping history publicly at a talk show to Oprah Winfrey.