“Pee is gold” was as soon as Canadian dash canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe’s motto when it got here to anti-doping assessments.

But her profession was on the road when she examined constructive for a mysterious hint of a banned substance. 

Laurence adopted the clues to learn the way the drug ended up in her system…and bought greater than she bargained for.  

Is our progress in anti-doping science and know-how unfairly punishing unwitting athletes? Or is it essential to forged a large web within the battle towards medication in sport? 

Guests:  

Laurence Vincent Lapointe 
Canoe Sprint athlete 

Dr Naomi Speers 
Chief Science Officer 
Sport Integrity Australia 

Dr Catherine Ordway 
Assistant Professor, Sport Management
University of Canberra 

Further Information:

World Anti-Doping Agency’s 2021 list of prohibited substances

World Anti-Doping Agency on the “problem of common contaminants in supplements and other products” (Page 12) 

Australian Story on Shayna Jack: ‘Fish Out of Water’



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