Abigail with Andrew Tilin

Abigail with Andrew Tilin

Andrew has written a memoir, The Doper Next Door, about his yearlong adventure with doping. As a journalist, he initially tried to interview everyday people who dope, but they wouldn’t speak to him. So, out of curiosity and to become his own subject, he tried the drugs himself.

Andrew Tilin

Andrew Tilin

During that year, he experienced the improved performance and body that come with doping but also the hormonal changes and mood swings, as well as exposure to┬áthe seedy underbelly of doping subculture. Andrew’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Wired, Outside, and other publications.

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September 21, 2011: Andrew Tilin