Meet the 21 Professional Athletes Who Use CBD Oil On The Daily
Hemp-based CBD Oil is allowing professional athletes to find natural relief from all sorts of bodily aches and pains. Meet the 21 Professional Athletes who use CBD Oil to naturally support their bodies:
#1. Kassia Meador
Kassia Meador is the Kelly Slater of Women’s Professional Surfing, she is even more impressive as an artist, clothing designer and positive-vibe warrior.
In a Svn Space interview, Meador states, “CBD helps boost your immune system, as well as even help brain function. It’s pretty amazing what it can do for your health… It’s about the healing property, not the psychoactive elements. Think of it like this: THC is an activator, just like black pepper is to turmeric. THC activates the CBD, and you can have a trace amounts and not be high whatsoever.”
Watch Kassia gracefully surf in the video below, don’t blame me if you super inspired from her:
#2. Jake Plummer
Jake Plummer is a former NFL Quarterback who played for the Arizona Cardinals and ending his career with the Denver Broncos. He discover the joint-soothing properties of CBD Oil after a major hip surgery.
Plummer partnered with Ice Hockey star Riley Cote (discussed below) to create the Athletes for Care non-profit organization to help athletes discover opiate-alternatives like CBD Oil.
#3. Ryan VandenBussche
National Hockey League enforcer Ryan VandenBussche believes in CBD products so much he bought a 64-acre farm with the goal of sharing it’s healing benefits with others.
In a Men’s Health interview, Vandenbussche states, “As a 14-year professional athlete that has had a dozen surgeries, many broken bones, and north of 20 concussions, it’s better than the alternative (opiates).”
Follow him on Twitter: @rvandenbussche1
#4. Leah Dawson
The sport of women’s professional surfing has been radically transformed in the last 5 years thanks to innovators like Leah Dawson.
When it comes to supporting your body in a pure and natural way, Leah commented on a SVN Space blog post, “It’s (Hemp) really a miraculous plant. All it’s doing is supporting your body and protecting your brain with no weird side effects.”
Avoiding weird side effects sounds good to me! Watch Leah hang-ten below and check out her Instagram @Leahloves
#5. Chris Camozzi
Professional Kickboxer and UFC Veteran Chris Camozzi discovered Hemp-based CBD Wellness Products after experiencing a gruesome knee injury.
Camozzi claims CBD Oil has been “highly effective to deal with pain and inflammation, improving overall health and wellness.”
Follow Chris on Instagram: @chriscamozzi7
#6. Kerri Walsh Jennings
Viewed as the most iconic Beach Volleyball Olympian of all-time with 56 gold medals under her belt, Kerri Walsh Jennings reveals the secret to her success is, “proper sleep and preparation.”
CBD Oil has become a staple in Jennings’ daily routine after experiencing how CBD “vastly improved her sleep routine and overall welling.” She is looking for a result in the Olympic Games of 2020. Safe to safe her positive attitude is contagious.
#7. Riley Cote
The non-intoxicating effects of CBD Oil turned NHL Winger #32 Riley Cote into a full-on CBD-believer.
“I quickly realized it wasn’t just helping with my brain health, but it also added another dimension to my sleep, and its subtle calming nature helped with anxiety,” quotes Cote.
Cote’s story can help professional athletes find CBD’s natural and non-addictive effects in substitute of habit-forming pharmaceuticals. Follow Riley on Twitter: @rileecoyote
#8. Mike Tyson
Yes, the legendary former boxing champion Mike Tyson is a massive advocate for CBD Oil!
Tyson is so passionate about CBD, he opened a Cannabis themed Resort “The Tyson Ranch” to help people learn how to grow or experience the Hemp he grows on his 40 acre farm in California City.
If you haven’t already, check out his new podcast “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson.” I personally LOVE his videos.
#9. KC Deane
When it comes to recovering from injuries, professional mountain-biker KC Deane would know a thing or two about what really works.
Deane claims CBD Oils helps him recover speedily from injuries and serves his as a natural way to manage body pain. Watch the video below to see KC in action!
#10. Lolo Jones
Olympic Hurdler Lolo Jones might be the most influential athlete in women’s track and field who is a 3x Olympian in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games; making her one of the few athletes who has competed in both!
Jones is an avid CBD-enthusiast who uses CBD daily to “ensure her body is in optimal health.” Upon consistently using CBD Oil, Jones claims it helps her recover faster.
Jones is looking for a result in the 2020 Olympic Games, follow her on Twitter @lolojones. My favorite quote from her, “I want to see what happens if I don’t give up.” I LOVE her attitude.
#11. David Ahrens
Former Indianapolis Colts hockey player David Ahrens struggled with opioid addiction to mitigate the pain from injuries. He quotes in a Men’s Health article, “I wish I had known about the benefits of CBD much earlier. All the doctors ever gave us was codeine, Tylenol-Codeine No. 3 and it was handed out like candy.”
The silver lining in David’s story was CBD’s ability to provide natural relief without an adverse side effect. David states, “Every day on TV there are commercials advertising the next best drug, and the second half of the commercial is all about possible side effects. Well, I have never heard of a side effect from CBD.”
#12. Heidi Zumbrun
Professional surfer, photographer and moto-enthustiast Heidi Zumbrun was at-first skeptical about CBD Oil; but became a believer after, in her words, “almost immediately” experiencing relief from her auto-immune disease.
Zumbrun quotes, “I was a little concerned about the marijuana side of things, too, at first, since I don’t like to get high. But then I learned this doesn’t get you ‘high’ or feeling weird. I just started off with small doses and immediately noticed that I felt less sore, less anxious, and could sleep better since I wasn’t in pain.”
#13. Megan Rapinoe
United States soccer phenom Megan Rapinoe was introduced to CBD Oil via her sister, Rachel Rapinoe. After experiencing it’s natural relief for sleep and pain management, she signed on as a CBD ambassador.
Rapinoe quotes, ” “I wanted a healthier, more natural option for pain management, sleep aid, relaxation while flying, and general recovery. I think there is still a lot of stigma around the use of CBD and cannabis in soccer.”
She has partnered with a CBD brand to raise awareness because, in her words, “There needs to be greater education so athletes can make an informed decision.” By the way, does she have the best hair or what?
#14. Nate Diaz
Nate Diaz is an American mixed martial artist who also competed in the Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC). Diaz ran into trouble with the UFC for his support of CBD Vapes to help him recover from fights. His position on CBD Vapes earned him a solid reputation with the Cannabis community.
On the topic of recovery, Diaz stated, “It (CBD) helps with the healing process and inflammation, stuff like that. So you want to get these for before and after the fights, training. It’ll make your life a better place.”
#15. Gordon Ryan
World-famous Jiu-Jitsu grappler Gordon Ryan influences the world of mixed marital arts and is major voice in the CBD Community. He’s known as “King Gordon” for his #1 rank by dethroning big names like Romulo Barral, Alexandre Ribeiro and Gabriel Arges.
Ryan quotes, “A couple drops of CBD post-training helps me relax and get ready both mentally and physically for the next session.” He has earned his self-bestowed title, “Greatest of All Time.”
#16. Sergio Pettis
Sergio Pettis is a professional UFC Fighter and Mixed Martial Artist who competes in the Bantamweight Division. Pettis infuses CBD into his pre and post workout regimen to help his body lower inflammation.
“Rather than relying on potentially damaging anti-inflammatories like Tylenol and Advil, I have been turning to CBD and seeing incredible results with no side effects,” he states.
#17. Derrick Morgan
You can count on football being a sport that puts heavy stress on the human body. Tennessee Titans Linebacker Derrick Morgan is no exception to the rule, he shocked the NFL community when he disclosed his regular CBD use to naturally treat the pain he’s incurred over his career.
Morgan regards CBD Oil as “highly effective” and works to raise awareness among other professional athletes to try CBD over highly-addictive opioids. I LOVE his mission.
#18. Leonard Marshall
Legendary NFL Defensive Leonard Marshall showed signs of a brain injury called, “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE),” which may affect up to 40% of professional football players.
Thankfully, Marshall chose CBD Oil over a pharmaceutical medications and got incredible results. His brain trauma, “significant lowered to the point it may have completely disappeared” from using CBD Oil. This report brightened my day!
#19. Eugene Monroe
It needs to be mentioned that Eugene Monroe, former NFL Offensive Tackler, was one of the first professional football players to open-up about his use of CBD Oil to support his well-being.
Monroe is now a CBD-activist, working to de-penalize the use of CBD Oil in the NFL through his organization “The Bright Lights Campaign.”
#20. Anthony Pettis
Brother of Sergio Pettis mentioned above, Anthony Pettis is a professional Mixed Martial Artist and UFC Fighter. Unlike Sergio who is in the Bantamweight Division, Anthony fights in the Light Division and is a former UFC Champion.
On the topic of CBD Oil, Anthony quotes, “CBD is an integral part of my training and post-fight regimen expediting my body’s natural healing process.”
#21. Tony Hawk
The King of Action Sports and world-renowned skateboarder, Tony Hawk, uses CBD everyday! The video below says it all:
We met the 21 Professional Athletes who sse CBD Oil to recover from stressful workouts and perform their best! I am so incredibly inspired and excited to use CBD Oil in my daily life.
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