CYCLING
&
DOPING
983

road cyclists have
been involved in
doping since 1980
biggest
Cheaters
Why is

DOPING
SO PREVALENT

IN CYCLING?
1 The history of doping
1866

The First Recorded Case Of Doping In
Cycling Was In 1866 By Arthur Linton
Linton (left)
along with
manager
Choppy
Wa...
The

Acceptance

Of Drug Taking In The

Was So Complete By

1930
That the Rule Book
Reminded Riders
That…
The

Drugs

Would Not Be Provided
By The Organisers
2 The CHEATERS ACTUALLY WIN
- Since -

1961
68%

Of The Tour De France Winners
Have Been Found To Be Doping
The
Cost Of

DOPING
in

2003

alone

7 European Cyclists

DIED

young because of
doping
doping causes

serious
health problems

Stroke
Severe headaches
male pattern baldness
loss of vision
diabetes and tumors
c...
It I s Also

Dangerous
To Your Wallet

Lance Armstrong
lost all of his 7 tour de France titles and, allegedly,

$75,000,00...
He Would Have to Win the
Tour De FrANCE aNOTHER

The

Cheater

150

tIMES tO mAKE uP tHE
aMOUNT hE lOST.
So Before You

DOPE think Spotty
Do You Want To Be A

angry bald man

or
-A-

#realwinner
sINCE 1968

ONLY 7

tOUR dE fRANCE wINNERS,
iNCLUDING BERNARD HINAULT,
WERE NOT INVOLVED IN DOPING CASES
...
Doping in Cycling - Why, When & How
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Doping in Cycling - Why, When & How

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Cycling has one of the highest rates of doping of any sport. What about cycling makes it so prevalent? We look at the unique set of circumstances that make doping so difficult to resist in the sport.

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Doping in Cycling - Why, When & How

  1. 1. CYCLING & DOPING
  2. 2. 983 road cyclists have been involved in doping since 1980
  3. 3. biggest Cheaters
  4. 4. Why is DOPING SO PREVALENT IN CYCLING?
  5. 5. 1 The history of doping
  6. 6. 1866 The First Recorded Case Of Doping In Cycling Was In 1866 By Arthur Linton Linton (left) along with manager Choppy Warburton, fellow cyclist Jimmy Michael and brother Tom He Used A Mix Of Cocaine, Caffeine anD Strychnine to win the bordeaux - paris race
  7. 7. The Acceptance Of Drug Taking In The Was So Complete By 1930 That the Rule Book Reminded Riders That…
  8. 8. The Drugs Would Not Be Provided By The Organisers
  9. 9. 2 The CHEATERS ACTUALLY WIN
  10. 10. - Since - 1961 68% Of The Tour De France Winners Have Been Found To Be Doping
  11. 11. The Cost Of DOPING
  12. 12. in 2003 alone 7 European Cyclists DIED young because of doping
  13. 13. doping causes serious health problems Stroke Severe headaches male pattern baldness loss of vision diabetes and tumors crippling arthritis acne
  14. 14. It I s Also Dangerous To Your Wallet Lance Armstrong lost all of his 7 tour de France titles and, allegedly, $75,000,000 in sponsorship contracts
  15. 15. He Would Have to Win the Tour De FrANCE aNOTHER The Cheater 150 tIMES tO mAKE uP tHE aMOUNT hE lOST.
  16. 16. So Before You DOPE think Spotty Do You Want To Be A angry bald man or
  17. 17. -A- #realwinner sINCE 1968 ONLY 7 tOUR dE fRANCE wINNERS, iNCLUDING BERNARD HINAULT, WERE NOT INVOLVED IN DOPING CASES BERNARD HINAULT 1978 1979 1981 1982 1985 FRANCE

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