In the second part of an interview with Radio-Canada, former cyclist Genevieve Jeanson detailed the scope of her abuse of EPO during her career. In the first part of the interview last week, Jeanson admitted to using EPO throughout her career. In the second part, she went into greater detail about beginning to use the drug at the age of 16 with the assistance of Dr. Maurice Duquette and in company of her father and her coach André Aubut.
Jeanson went on to describe living in constant fear of dying in her sleep because of her high hematocrit, which was measured at 57% when she was excluded from the World Championships in Hamilton in 2003. She went on to describe how she wanted to quit cycling after the incident, but kept going out of fear of disappointing her coach, family and sponsors.