Key Quotes From Petter Northug’s Presser :

Key takeaways for Petter Northug’s press-conference in Trondheim on Friday:

– have serious substance abuse problem, both drugs and alcohol

– never took drugs or alcohol while competing

– tried cocaine for the first time in January 2019

– wasn’t under influence when stopped by police last Thursdsy for speeding, traces of cocaine were residual from using two days prior

– in other times was driving at 200km/h while filming myself on smartphone.

– police found around 10g of cocaine when searched home.

– prepared to take responsibility but seek professional help.

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