Cheating Edge

Season 3 2:03

A cheating cyclist suffocates to death in his homemade hypoxic altitude chamber when his dog accidentally shuts off the air supply.

narrator: FLOYD WASAN AMATEUR CYCLIST

WITH VISIONS OF GRANDEUR.

HE THOUGHTIF HE TRAINED HARD ENOUGH,

HE COULD TURN PRO.- [groans]

narrator: HE TRAINED SO HARDAND SO OFTEN,

HIS GIRLFRIEND MOVED OUT...- [groans]

narrator: LEAVING BEHINDHER DOG, LANCE.

[Lance barking]- SHUT UP!

narrator:FLOYD WAS NO DOG LOVER.

- STUPID DOG!

narrator: LANCE WAS HEADEDTO THE POUND

RIGHT AFTER THE TOWN'SANNUAL 100-MILE RACE.

FLOYD PLANNED ONWINNING THIS RACE,

AND LIKE MANY OF THE PROSHE WORSHIPPED,

HE WAS WILLINGTO TAKE SHORTCUTS

LIKE USINGPERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS

AND SPENDING DAILY SESSIONSIN A HYPOXIC CHAMBER.

- YOU LAZY DOG!- [whines]

narrator: A HYPOXIC CHAMBERSIMULATES

A LOW-OXYGEN, HIGH-ALTITUDEENVIRONMENT.

THE BODY ADAPTS BY INCREASINGTHE NUMBER OF RED BLOOD CELLS

TO CARRY MORE OXYGENTO THE MUSCLES.

IT'S LIKE TURBO-CHARGINGA CAR ENGINE.

AS ALWAYS, LANCE WAS NEGLECTEDAND THIRSTY.

IF FLOYD WASN'T GOING TOGIVE HIM WATER,

HE'D GET IT HIMSELF.

HE JUMPED UP ANDACCIDENTALLY SHUT OFF

THE OXYGENTO FLOYD'S CHAMBER.

20 MINUTES LATER,FLOYD AWOKE,

GASPING FOR AIR,AND PANICKED,

CAUSING HIS HOMEMADE CHAMBERTO TOPPLE OVER,

LANDING DOOR DOWN.

HE WAS TRAPPEDAND RUNNING OUT OF AIR.

[Lance lapping up water]

FLOYD DESPERATELY INHALEDWHATEVER OXYGEN WAS LEFT

AND EXHALED HIS OWNCARBON DIOXIDE.

HIS BRAIN SHUT DOWNFROM CO2 POISONING

AND THEN HE DIEDFROM SUFFOCATION.

IN THE END,FLOYD WENT BYE-BYE,

AND LANCE,HE JUST LAPPED IT UP.

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