By now, we’ve all seen Mary Cain’s op-ed and video in the New York Times reporting physical and emotional abuse by Alberto Salazar and his coaching team during her time with the Nike Oregon Project. Cain describes how, deprived of the food she needed to fuel her training and constantly hounded about her weight, she spiraled into injury, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Her running career, which had been stellar until she joined the NOP, was over.
But the problem goes much, much deeper than just one coach and just one athlete. Read more >>