ASP to Begin Drug Testing

World tour will test athletes in 2012

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The Association of Surfing Professionals announced on Thursday that it would initiate a random drug-testing program beginning for the 2012 World Tour. Though the specifics of the tests are not yet confirmed, the policy will include testing for performance-enhancing and recreational drugs. Recreational drug use in surfing has becoming an increasingly controversial issue in the wake of the death of three-time ASP champion Andy Irons last November.

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