Another Italo Edit Because Daddy Does Not Sleep
Coffee is a performance-enhancing drug.
Coffee and marijuana.
One is used to wake up, the other to wind down.
One makes you giggly and dopey, the other focused and alert.
Both are used excessively by Ashton Goggans.
And yet, only one of natural ailments is considered a performance-enhancing drug in the wider world of sport (a category unto which surfing actively inserted itself circa 2015).
Seeing the current (and ongoing) performance levels of our 2019 World Champ Italo Ferreira, it seems the WADA has got it backwards. Italo (AKA ‘Daddy’) is a prolific coffee-drinker, once admitting to imbibing up to eight javas a day. Were he a pothead, neither the quality nor quantity of Italo’s Ferreira clips could hold a candle to their current state.
So, what’s the real performance-enhancing drug? We ask you.
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