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She also made claims that he was jealous of her athletic success, and their rocky relationship was littered with fighting, and said after one fight, she resorted to self-mutilation to calm herself. “But I think it relates a lot to young females, young athletes, moms, dads who have daughters.“The thing about my book is it’s very raw, very honest,” Beard said in an interview with US newspaper The Indianapolis Star. “Plus, about different pressures that we go through in our life.It’s a roller coaster of a journey, and that you can still have success and somehow come out on the good side of things at the end. “No matter where you are in life – people look at me and think I’ve had this great life, and I’ve had success in the pool and out of the pool – but there’s still a little dark side with everybody.” Neethling, in his book described his relationship with Beard as tempestuous.Sascoc (SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee) medical commission chairman Dr Shuab Manjra this morning confirmed that Neethling’s history was unblemished and that he had a drug-free record. Our jurisdiction covers performance-enhancing drugs, but some recreational drugs (possible stimulants) would also be prohibited in competition. and Ryk has always passed,” said Manjra, also head of the SA Institute for Drug Free Sport.(AP) Amanda Beard is happily married and a proud mom, finally at peace after years of struggling at various times with depression, bulimia, drug abuse and toxic relationships with famous men while feeling unworthy of the swimming success that made her an Olympic medalist at 14.Beard kept her physical and emotional turmoil hidden behind a huge smile, revealing little to her family, friends and coaches while she distracted herself from the pain with swimming.
The description of the book claims: “Her low self-esteem led to toxic relationships with high-profile men in the sports world.
He holds the SA record in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1 500m freestyle events, and recently held the 4×100m freestyle relay world record.
The highlight of his career has been winning a gold medal in the 4×100m freestyle relay at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Neethling won the 50m butterfly and 200m freestyle events on the final day of the three-day event.
REUTERS/Anesh Debiky Sapa and Shain Germaner Olympic gold medalist Ryk Neethling today dismissed claims by his ex-girlfriend, American Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard, that they abused drugs during the time they were together.