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Perfermance Enhancement Drugs in archery?

3248 Views 47 Replies 29 Participants Last post by  MonzaRacer
I just noticed this on the IBO's rules on there website. Watch out you my be pulled aside by big Ken to do a pee test at your next IBO shoot :ROFLMAO:

IBO rule
g. Using performance enhancing drugs - Recognizing the IBO / 3-DI affiliation with FITA; the IBO is developing a substance abuse policy. We may be recognizing guidelines along the same structure as those utilized by FITA in their International competitions. Be advised, these guidelines may be implemented in the near future and may come into use with no further warning than this advisory.

Is this a joke? Or does FITA really do this and how does it work?
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It will be interesting to see whose performance changes once the random tests start. It’s not like testosterone that can be a little high naturally any trace of a beta-blocker and you are out.
This is a move that all archery should embrace at the elite level, it would be too expensive for them to use on just every one. If you are on beta blockers for Blood pressure there are alternatives, this is the way I have gone just ask your doctor
billrollins said:
I don't know what beta blockers are but I personally take a nerve pill before a big event just to help calm my nerves, is that wrong.
yep very
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