19 episodes

The relationship between athletes and Cannabis has long been decried for its perceived negative association. Thankfully, that misconception is being reshaped as athletes are now experiencing a certain form of liberation, one which has inspired them to move from the shadows and serve as advocates for the medicine that they deem so vital.

These stories are worthy of greater attention and will serve to help augment the discourse surrounding medicinal Cannabis. The Cannabis culture in sport deserves to be celebrated, not maligned, and these conversations which will move us in that direction.

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The relationship between athletes and Cannabis has long been decried for its perceived negative association. Thankfully, that misconception is being reshaped as athletes are now experiencing a certain form of liberation, one which has inspired them to move from the shadows and serve as advocates for the medicine that they deem so vital.

These stories are worthy of greater attention and will serve to help augment the discourse surrounding medicinal Cannabis. The Cannabis culture in sport deserves to be celebrated, not maligned, and these conversations which will move us in that direction.

    Blue Island Yoga with Martha Triantafillides

    Blue Island Yoga with Martha Triantafillides

    Blue Island Yoga with Martha Triantafillides. Martha grew up traveling the globe, garnering an education in interior design which led to her founding the first contemporary gallery in Dubai (UAE). She later studied yoga as a path to self-discovery with certifications from yoga centers in Canada, England, and Thailand, and is the founder of Blue Island Yoga. Wana Brands’ mission is to help people enhance their lives physically, creatively, and emotionally through the responsible use of cannabis. Wana Brands products offer athletes consistency and quality. The popular products are available in Colorado, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Michigan, and Illinois.

    • 36 min
    The First Sanctioned Medical Cannabis Athlete

    The First Sanctioned Medical Cannabis Athlete

    The First Sanctioned Medical Cannabis Athlete with Top-ranked middleweight fighter Elias “the Spartan” Theodorou. Elias amassed an impressive 8-3 record during his time in the UFC, beginning his run with the company as the first-ever Canadian winner of their famed reality show/tournament, The Ultimate Fighter. Other firsts in Elias’s career includes making history as the first male ring cardholder or RING BOY™, now actively utilized by four different MMA organizations and counting, the most prominent of which is the all-female promotion Invicta FC. No stranger to breaking barriers, Elias is also committed to #FightTheStigma of medical cannabis in athletics. It was during his time with the UFC, Elias became the first professional athlete to apply for Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) through the USADA (https://www.usada.org) and a member other WADA (www.wada-ama.org).

    • 35 min
    Total Health Care THC with Dr. Uma Dhanabalan

    Total Health Care THC with Dr. Uma Dhanabalan

    Total Health Care THC with Dr. Uma Dhanabalan. Dr. Uma worked for Kimberly Clark as Regional Medical Director for the Asia Pacific She worked for the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington, the largest and most complex cleanup projects in the world, where plutonium was manufactured for the first nuclear bomb detonated in Japan. She created the Total Health Care THC model where she “Educates Embraces Empowers” patients and promotes cannabis as a treatment option at Uplifting Health and Wellness, in Natick, Massachusetts. She is an advocate, activist, and educator and speaks globally about cannabis as a plant medicine. Her mission is to change the Stigma regarding Cannabis and for the world to know about the Endocannabinoid system through education. Dr. Dhanabalan states “Cannabis is not for everyone, yet it should be a first-line option, not the last resort” and “Cannabis is not an entrance drug, it is an exit drug from Pharmaceuticals, Narcotics, Nicotine, and Alcohol.

    • 31 min
    Anna Symonds

    Anna Symonds

    Anna Symonds is a champion rugby player whose career includes a USA Rugby Division I National Championship (2014), selection to the National All-Star Competition, and a Sydney Premiership Championship (2003). She represented the USA at the 2015 Touch Rugby World Cup and has won three national championships in Touch with the Portland Hunters (2007, 2013, 2017).

    • 32 min
    Snowboarding And Cannabis with Greta Gaines

    Snowboarding And Cannabis with Greta Gaines

    Snowboarding pioneer Greta Gaines became the face of the sport when it was dominated by men. A former competitive skier, Gaines’s teenage fearlessness and punk rock ethos made her an icon, even if her attitude turned off early 90s television sponsors like MTV and ESPN. Cannabis, she says, has always been part of her lifestyle and she thinks that snowboarders often have a copacetic relationship with weed, even if they’re not entirely sure why they’re getting stoned. Gaines remembers being in the back country hills of Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1987 — just as the snowboarding scene was really hitting the mainstream. Cannabis brought the disparate riders together.

    • 34 min
    Athletes For Care with Ryan VandenBussche

    Athletes For Care with Ryan VandenBussche

    Athletes for care with Ryan VandenBussche. As an NHL hockey player, Ryan had the unique pleasure of being a teammate to four of the greatest hockey players in NHL history: Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier during his time as a New York Ranger, and Sydney Crosby and Mario Lemieux as a Pittsburgh Penguin. Those four legends combined to score a whopping 2,715 goals, but Ryan racked up huge numbers of his own in one category that few players would strive to match: injuries incurred as a result of playing the game.

    • 35 min

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