Enhanced Games set to film documentary in effort to educate public on steroids


The Enhanced Video games have obtained tons of backlash for what has seemingly been known as an absence of security and concern for athletes’ well being.

The video games, in fact, are an Olympic-styled occasion that may allow the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Dr. Aron D’Souza, the occasion’s founder, has lengthy preached that his thought of sports activities will really make competitors extra protected and truthful, and he feels a behind-the-scenes look will persuade viewers.


Common view of swimming lane markers at a pool (Simon Bruty/Anychance/Getty Photographs)

“We had over 50 documentary movie manufacturing firms strategy us. Oscar winners, Emmy winners, the entire 9 yards. The most important studios on this planet, crucial administrators. Flattering, in fact,” he advised Fox Information Digital in a latest interview. “However crucial factor for us is educating the general public. Educating the general public concerning the potential of scientific enhancements and the way it may be accomplished safely and make sport higher and extra truthful. We felt {that a} documentary was a good way to make that occur.”

D’Souza stated the documentary additionally comes with a casting name “to search out the ten faces of the primary video games who will function within the docuseries.”

“All of the story-telling of the Enhanced Video games will probably be concerning the athlete; the struggles, the alternatives and the journey of the athlete. In the end, I’ll be trustworthy, viewers don’t care about who I’m. I’m only a CEO,” D’Souza stated. 

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View of hurdles at a observe and discipline occasion (C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Pictures by way of Getty Photographs)

Australian Olympic swimmer James Magnussen dedicated to the occasion way back, and D’Souza has put out a $1 million prize if he can beat the 50-meter world document – though it is not going to be formally acknowledged.

“They care concerning the athlete occurring the journey, coming again like James Magnussen did out of retirement at 32 years outdated to attempt to break a world document. I feel that’s a extremely compelling story,” D’Souza stated. “And I hope the message of the Enhanced Video games is that by means of science, something is feasible, and {that a} 30-year-old shouldn’t be thought of a retired athlete previous his prime. And possibly at some point we’ll see somebody who’s 40, 50 and even 60 years outdated breaking world information.”

James Magnussen of Australia (Hannah Peters/Getty Photographs)


D’Souza cited Netflix’s “Drive to Survive” that featured Formulation One racing as a mannequin for the documentary.

“We needed to do that from day one. The story-telling and communications [are] vital. For those who have a look at the rise of Formulation One racing within the U.S., its insane recognition now’s on the again of the Netflix collection. … And that property has accomplished a lot to assist educate the market about what Formulation One is and the forged of characters behind it. So, that story-telling has all the time been an integral part of our marketing strategy.”

The documentary will probably be launched along with the start of the occasion, which remains to be TBD.

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