Show #116 – November 10, 2012...

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http://wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2012-11-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGUESTS: JAIMIE FULLER & BETSY ANDREU Dope (verb) To ingest banned substance(s), or engage in medical practice(s) designed to artificially enhance athletic performance. Activity engaged in by many professional athletes, including professional bicycle racers. See also: UCI, Lance Armstrong, Dr. Michele Ferrari. Doping in professional cycling affects not only the riders, but their families and the sponsor companies that provide the money that makes the sport possible in the first place. This week, The Outspoken Cyclist serves up interviews with two folks who fall into this second category: Jamie Fuller is the CEO of Skins International, a maker of performance-enhancing compression garments. Skins is heavily invested in sponsorship of a number of endurance sports, including cycling. The company has also taken great care to protect...

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