Colorado’s Mavic Haute Route featured in Doping movie: Icarus’s Director Only Wanted to Try EPO Doping in a Bike Race – Now He’s Nominated for an Oscar

Icarus shows Fogel taking drugs (along with EPO) and dramatically improving his performance on the bike. Photograph courtesy of Netflix

JAN 23, 2018 Bicycling.com

The film sets out to tell the story of cyclist and filmmaker Bryan Fogel’s plan to take EPO before racing Colorado’s brutal Mavic Haute Route. The documentary takes a turn—and what Fogel uncovers is far more sweeping and ominous than the fallibility of WADA drug testing.

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  1. Colorado?

    Colorado’s Haute Route? The movie was released at Sundance in January 2017, and the first Colorado Haute Route was June 2017. The movie is really clear that the races are the Haute Route Alps 2014 and 2015. Amazing movie.

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