Doping Is As Weird And Old As the Olympics, And It’s Only Getting Weirder


Doping Is As Weird And Old As the Olympics, And It’s Only Getting Weirder
In the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, American Thomas Hicks won the marathon gold in a bold display of performance enhancement: His handlers fed him steady doses of whiskey, egg whites, and strychnine (which is now used as a pesticide.) But poisoned or not, he won.

August 8, 2016 at 06:29AM
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