It’s sometimes easy to forget just how many people are involved in the processes that enable you train, compete and win. Your coach, your teammates, your nutritionist and physio. Even the media can have an impact.
With so many people counting on you, it’s easy to develop a fear of letting them down, of receiving negative press, of being deselected. And this fear can drive athletes to look for new ways of enhancing their performance.
The reality is, nothing will let your coach, teammates, staff and supporters down more than for you to dope. These videos look at how to address these fears and stick to your own narrative. Remember, it’s your life.
Find out more about anti-doping on ASADA’s education website.