Steffen Kjaergaard, a retired Norwegian cyclist, was a former teammate of Lance Armstrong.
He has been suspended from his job at the Norwegian Cycling Foundation after admitting that he had used the banned substances EPO and cortisone when racing.
"I have long thought that it was best for cycling as a sport that I took this (secret) to the grave. But the last weeks have made me change course for my own sake and tell the truth."
Kjaergaard decided to tell the truth after all of the allegations surrounding the U.S. Postal Service team came to light because he "couldn't bear the lie anymore."
We're glad that he came clean, it must feel so much better to have told the truth.
Even though he lost his job, it was the right thing to do.
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