U.S. Skateboarding Athlete Cory Scott Juneau Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

published on 24 January 2019

Press Release

24th January 2019

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 22, 2019) – USADA announced today that Cory Scott Juneau, of Westlake Village, Calif., an athlete in the sport of skateboarding, has accepted a six-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.

Juneau, 19, tested positive for 11-nor-9-carboxy-tetrahydrocannabinol (Carboxy-THC), a urinary metabolite of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive constituent of marijuana and/or hashish, above the urinary Decision Limit of 180 ng/mL, as a result of a urine sample collected in-competition at the Oi Park Jam in Brazil on January 28, 2018, by the Brazilian Anti-Doping Agency (Autoridade Brazileira de Controle de Dopagem). Marijuana and hashish are Specified Substances in the class of Cannabinoids and prohibited in-competition under the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing, which has adopted the World Anti-Doping Code and the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.

The Brazilian Anti-Doping Agency transferred results management of the case to USADA in October 2018, with Juneau’s consent. Thereafter, Juneau accepted a six-month period of ineligibility that began on January 28, 2018, the date his positive sample was collected. Based on Juneau’s successful completion of a USADA anti-doping educational tutorial, his period of ineligibility was reduced by three months and expired on April 28, 2018. In addition, Juneau has been disqualified from competitive results obtained on and subsequent to January 28, 2018, including forfeiture of any medals, points and prizes.

Athletes are advised that the use of a substance or medication out-of-competition, that is prohibited only in-competition, may result in an anti-doping rule violation if the prohibited substance is still present in their body when tested at a competition. USADA cannot predict the clearance time for any substance for any particular individual. If an athlete needs to therapeutically use a substance prohibited in-competition and they are nearing a competition, they are strongly encouraged to contact USADA to learn if they need a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).

Views

409

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.

Official partners 

BASL
Soccerex Core Logo
SLA LOGO 1kpx
YRDA Logo2
SAC logo LawAccord

Copyright © LawInSport Limited 2010 - 2018. These pages contain general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter. The information provided here was accurate as of the day it was posted; however, the law may have changed since that date. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.