Tour de France wrapped up a few days ago when Vincenzo Nibali of Team Astana won the super-long mega-exhausting race.
Though Nibali was dope-free, he was guilty of a DUI — Driving Under the Influence… of acupuncture.
Everyone from Team Astana was DUI, for they had Acupuncturist Eddy de Smedt on their side. De Smedt was their full-time acupuncturist, working alongside Astana’s posse of physios, docs, and osteopaths. Sure sounds like The Sports Med Dream Team of Qi, if ya ask me.
WSJ’s headline says it all…
Nibali’s Secret to a Tour de France Win: Acupuncture
Full story here.