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BALCO Founder Victor Conte on NPR radio

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by creamora, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. creamora

    creamora Member

    Tom Goldman presents interesing questions and receives some interesting answers. Sections on Barry Bonds, the BALCO investigation, nutritional supplements and the "level playing field" at the elite level of sports.
    Conte claims there was fabrication of evidence on the part of the government and then illegal leaks to the Chronicle.

    BALCO Founder Victor Conte Back at His Lab

    NPR Radio interview - Five Parts
    June 21, 2007

  2. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Is there even a chance that any competitive athlete--professional or amateur--is going to take supplements from Victor Conte?
  3. creamora

    creamora Member


    The word in the streets is that many elite Olympic and professional athletes continue to use his nutritional products. I've even heard that many police officers, military personnel, fire fighters as well "weekend warrior" athletes are religiously using the stuff. Who knows? Maybe this NPR interview will increase his sales even more.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I bet he hopes so!!!!
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Where is that Paul Simon album cover when we need it?
  6. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I didn't read the story yet... Is he selling zinc-enriched toilet paper (but not as a front for some drug-dealing operation, of course)?

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Perhaps....some people will try anything if it will give them the edge.

    But didn't Bonds claim he had no idea what was in the Cream and the Clear, and whatever other supplements he was given? That he was taking illegal substances without his knowledge?

    If that was the case, why would any athlete now trust the people at BALCO?
  8. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Look at that porn stache.
  9. creamora

    creamora Member

    The stache probably looks better while driving the Bentley.
  10. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member


    Conte is selling a new supplement to pay for the Bentley.

    "Come on Barry, try it! It worked for Babe Ruth."
  11. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    I thought you were going to say, 'That Conte, what a hotdog.'

    Still asking: Who's gonna trust BALCO now, after Barry claimed he didn't know what they were giving him?
  12. chazp

    chazp Active Member

    Is it really reasonable to believe Bonds when he said that? An athlete wants to know what he's taking. He wants us to believe he never asked what it was, I found that hard to swallow.
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