He is consistently one of, if not the biggest riders in any race. In this year's tour he was the biggets at 90 kg or 198 lbs. He suffered an injury early in 2006 that caused him to sit out the classics.
2 quotes from his website:
Favorite race: Roubaix...are there other races on the calendar?
Sum yourself up in a maximum of ten words: Pain heals, chicks dig scars, glory last forever!
Here are some of his results:
4th Paris Roubaix
1st Paris Roubaix
2nd Gent Wevelgem
2nd CSC Classic
1st Stage 19 - Tour de France
Just the Paris-Roubaix win alone puts him in an elite class of riders.