With the Tour de France just having finished under a cloud of scandal, it is becoming more and more apparent that few of today’s sporting heroes are clean. Most of the popular sports such as Baseball, Wrestling, Cycling, Golf etc have been hit by drug and steriod abuse stories. As a huge cycling fan, I’m really worried about the future of the sport and sports in general. A win-at-all-costs attitude seems to be taught to our kids from an early age. When did participation become more work and fun?
Former WWE Wrestling star Hulk Hogan has admitted to years of steriod abuse in an exclusive Sun interview. Here are some excerpts from the interview:
“My face was puffy, my arms were so bulky I couldn’t touch my shoulders. You could take one look at me and know I was on something.
“I remember up until the early 1990s any wrestler could walk into a doctor and they’d write you a prescription for steroids. ” Then there was a huge trial where WWE boss Vince McMahon was unfairly accused and rightly acquitted of distributing the drugs to his workers.
“It was part of my daily regimen. Did you take a shower? Yeah. Did you brush your teeth? Yeah. Did you take your steroids? Yeah.