Bradley Wiggins' former PE teacher at St Augustine's CE High School in Kilburn, Graham Hatch, remembers a boy who enjoyed sport and played in goal for his school football side.
Mr Hatch told Daybreak that the British champion can be inspiration for children around the country.
Britain's winner of the Tour de France emerged riding his bike today to say he "never imagined it would be like this".
Fans in the UK celebrate Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British rider to win the Tour de France.
Bradley Wiggins has become the first British man to win the Tour de France. He says he will now begin training for the London Olympics.