Former Jockey Jamie Evans on heroin addiction

Former Jockey Jamie Evans on heroin addiction

A story from  SBS 3 Apr 2012 well worth a repost

 

At the height of his career former jumps jockey Jamie Evans was worth a small fortune riding winners around the world. But he turned to heroin after his brother’s suicide. Evans plummeted from a dynamic career and million dollar home to the unthinkable. Heroin addiction saw Evans lose his freedom, his family and temporarily his sanity.