Sporting Heroes Month: Lewis Hamilton

2015-05-09
TOP BANNER In association with MaxiNutrition For the month of May, Attitude online will be showing off the best of the best of 2015’s sporting heroes. Here, we give you the low-down of Formula 1 star and Nicole Scherzinger's former boyfriend, Lewis Hamilton... Lewis1 Top Sporting Achievement: Lewis is the proud owner of two Formula One World Championships! He won his first back in 2008 and hustled for his second in 2014. Better Half: Lewis has had an on/off relationship with former Pussycat Doll lead singer Nicole Scherzinger since 2007. Although as of February 2015 the pair seem to have called it quits once again. Best Attribute: Definitely his abs! Lewis has been working out hard recently and the results speak for themselves… Sporting Quote:  “I remember going to school wanting to be a driver, and now I’m here, it’s all such a whirlwind. It’s like you don’t ever want it to end.” Special Weapon: Lewis has the quote ‘powerful beyond measure’ tattooed across his chest and on his back he has a huge cross encased in angel wings with the caption ‘still I rise’. He explains that he has to “rise above it, no matter what life throws at you” Style: Lewis style has evolved from casual boy racer to a quirky/dapper male fashion role model. Lewsi2 Training Tip: Lewis trains to “quite an intense level because Formula 1 is so physical – the G-forces, the demands on your body. Your heart rate is 150, 160 through the whole race” In The Game: He is known for his speed and his strong work ethic. He overcame obstacle after obstacle to become the youngest Formula one World Champion at the age of just 23. Wins: 2003: Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2004: Bahrain Superprix 2005: Formula 3 Euro Series 2005: Masters of Formula 3 2005: GP2 Series 2008: Formula One 2014: Formula One Attitude: “The results I get are not only from my raw ability because I study hard, I work hard to make notes about my tyres, about every single thing I do, which I've done since my days in Formula Three.”