The Dangerous Promise of the Pro-Doping “Enhanced Games”

August 9, 2023

Why would we want something like the Enhanced Games? When I spoke with Brett Fraser, a former Olympic swimmer for the Cayman Islands who serves as the organization’s “Chief Athletes Officer,” he told me that the idea was to “create a better environment for athletes to perform in.” In practice, this means coming up with more financial incentives for athletes to take part in the Games via a still-to-be-determined profit-sharing model and “allowing the athletes to use science and medicine to enhance their bodies if they choose to do so with clinical supervision.” Outside Online