Ross Tucker

Ross Tucker

September 27, 2023

Sports Scientists Ross Tucker and Geoff Burns React To Tigst Assefa's Amazing 2:11:53 Marathon World Record

After Assefa's WR, sadly doping allegations swarmed the Internet, but could it simply be the shoes? "I hate these shoes, and I truly wish the authorities had acted to prevent this entirely foreseeable situation," writes Ross Tucker.
April 21, 2022

An In-Depth Analysis of The Shelby Houlihan Doping Case by Sports Scientist Ross Tucker

Ross goes through the CAS decision step by step from beginning to end, clarifies some of the more esoteric aspects of the case and outlines in clear terms exactly what Houlihan argued and why he thinks CAS ultimately (correctly) ruled against her.
April 21, 2022

Sports Scientist Ross Tucker Tackles Our Biggest Unanswered Questions About the Shelby Houlihan Case

We paid one of the top sports scientists in the world to analyze the Shelby Houlihan doping case and CAS ruling. Afterward, we asked him to answer our questions in a Q&A format.
May 02, 2019

What No One Is Telling You About Caster Semenya: She Has XY Chromosomes

Somehow the Associated Press, ReutersNY Times, NPR, Washington Post, and BBC all failed to tell you a very key fact about Caster Semenya - she has XY chromosomes. Since the mainstream media's reporting on Semenya has been so biased, Robert Johnson thought it was important to clear up three common misconceptions about the Semenya case. We encourage you to share this article with your friends that haven't been following the Semenya case closely.
April 05, 2017

Does Science Explain Why So Many More Women Than Men Collapse At The End Of Races?

The next time you see scores of women collapsing at the end of a race, you might want to think twice before assuming this means they are less tough than men.