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How could CrossFit’s anti-doping policy be strengthened?

How could CrossFit’s anti-doping policy be strengthened?
Wednesday, 02 February 2022 By Mike Cook

This article compares CrossFit’s Drug Testing Program[1] to WADA’s World Anti-Doping Code[2] (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
  • Violations
  • Sanctions
  • Appeal Rights
  • Recognition of other Anti-Doping Authorities’ Decisions
  • Recommendations

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Mike Cook

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.

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