13 Facts About Victor Conte


Victor Conte served time in prison in 2005 after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute steroids and money laundering.

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Victor Conte currently operates Scientific Nutrition for Advanced Conditioning.

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Victor Conte was the oldest of three children in a working-class Italian family.

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At the time Victor Conte's nickname was "Walking Fish", due to his unusual way of moving across the stage when he was performing.

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Victor Conte left Pure Food and Drug Act some time prior to 1977.

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Victor Conte was a member of Tower of Power from 1977 until 1979 playing bass guitar.

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Victor Conte collaborated during that period with pianist Herbie Hancock and violinist Sugarcane Harris.

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Victor Conte founded in 1984 the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative, a sports nutrition center first located in Millbrae, California and later relocated to Burlingame, California.

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In May 2007, Victor Conte claimed to again be providing supplements for Dwayne Chambers, who left athletics to play in the NFL Europa league for the Hamburg Sea Devils before returning to athletics in 2008.

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On December 13,2007 Victor Conte appeared on CNN before The Mitchell Report was officially released.

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In 2008, in the aftermath of the investigation, Victor Conte produced a book BALCO: The Straight Dope on Barry Bonds, Marion and What We Can Do to Save Sports which was co-written with author Nathan Jendrick.

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In 2011, Victor Conte started a new company, Scientific Nutrition for Advanced Conditioning based in San Carlos, California, which in addition to nutritional supplements offers boxing and sports training.

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SNAC Nutrition is working with boxer Zab Judah, and Victor Conte has previously worked with Andre Berto, Nonito Donaire, and Andre Ward.

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