How could CrossFit’s anti-doping policy be strengthened?
This article compares CrossFit’s Drug Testing Program to WADA’s World Anti-Doping Code (WADC), and offers the author’s views on how CrossFit’s policy could be strengthened. Specifically, it looks at:
- CrossFit’s Drug Testing Program
- Registered Testing Pool and Out-Of-Competition Tests
- Therapeutic Use Exemptions
- Prohibited List and Testing
- Appeal Rights
- Recognition of other Anti-Doping Authorities’ Decisions
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- Tags: ADRV | Anti-Doping | Athlete Rights | CrossFit | Governance | Regulation | World Anti-Doping Code
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Mike Cook is an arbitrator based out of Hillsboro, Oregon USA. He is a member of the International Panel at Sport Resolutions and a member of the medical committee of the International Functional Fitness Federation. Mike is also an international level competitor in CrossFit.