Last updated on: 12/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Deborah Sorensen Biography

Title:
Former US professional bodybuilder
Position:
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

“Part of being an athlete is that you become vulnerable to the whim of every trainer, coach, media person, promoter, and sponsor. They want freaks. So you set out to be a freak or go unnoticed. The things you are willing to do for success are humiliating to think about.

[I] hope that at least one person will decide not to use steroids…or a few people in the same situation will become aware, as I did, and stop before their tragedy comes back to haunt them.”

“A Female Steroid User Describes Drug Hell!,” AthletesAgainstSteroids.org (accessed Dec. 8, 2008)

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Former US professional bodybuilder
  • Voted one of 20 of the ‘All Time Historical Women’s Powerlifting Champions,’ US Powerlifting Federation
  • Second place heavyweight winner, National Physique Committee USA Championships, 1985
Education:
  • None Found
Other:
  • None Found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Steroid Use Be Accepted in Sports?