Matt White, the famous cycling coach is poised to return back to his career of a cycling coach after serving a six months ban for doping. The international cycling community is ready to welcome the coach due to his characteristic of honesty.
The decision of White to confess the guilt of doping on a ride with Armstrong’s Portal Service Team of US, made the mentor lose his job from the Orica- Green EDGE and Cycling Australia. Although Matt White has served a suspension of six months, sources indicate that this was the result of Anti Doping authority of Australian Sports.
The Olympian winner has also been investigated by other agencies and also been a subject to the probe by Nicki Vance. Vance’s investigation study will be released finally after two weeks.
Matt White, himself stood down from his position as the sports director of Orica-GreenEDGE last year, when the revelation of his involvement in illegal practices of doping
As soon as the reports proved him guilty, Matt White surrendered his position as a CA and as the sports director of the Orica-GreenEDGE team last year. He admitted to have engaged in illegal practices of such drugs when doping was rife.
The officials of Orica-GreenEDGE yesterday have not commented on the possibilities or eligibility of Matt’s return to the sport of cycling or a reunion of the team with its past director.
There have been examples for such a move in World Tour ranks. The candid approach of White for the investigators might give him a chance at redemption.
Other dope riders who have confessed to their doping habits are Garman boss, Jonathan Vaughters, and David Millar.
Lance Armstrong, Matt White’s partner in this guilt has been banned for life in the US. Irrespective of how the events have turned out, Orica-GreenEDGE is still participating in the Giro d’Italia race which starts this Saturday.