The PuraPhy 20 is a ranked list of individuals who fit in different categories who—right now—wield significant influence in the world of hemp oil/CBD be it with consumers, businesses, governmental officials, regulatory agencies or others. PuraPhy believes that to hold genuine power is to have the ability to persuade and influence wide swaths of relevant stakeholders. PuraPhy 20’s categories will include celebrities, politicians, athletes, scientists, influencers and more.
The PuraPhy 20 list below ranks some of the biggest athletes on the planet based on just how influential they are in shaping public opinion about the use of hemp oil/CBD and how it impacts both the exploding industry as well as the sports and pop cultural zeitgeist in the US and beyond. From David Beckham to Rob Gronkowski and from Megan Rapinoe to Paul Pierce, the roster of superstar jocks who use and love CBD is as eclectic as one might expect. And then some.
BY RICHARD PÉREZ-FERIA
Just Live is the CBD brand co-launched by motorsports mega stud, Travis Pastrana. The former X Games champion in multiple disciplines—supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross and rally racing—also runs a show, Nitro Circus as well as the rallycross racing series Nitro Rallycross.
Not sure about you, but all that sounds awfully painful to a human body. So, yeah, CBD all day, por favor.
“So many of us, athletes or not, turn to painkillers and sleeping pills to get by,” Pastrana says. “CBD helps me to continue being the person I want to be after countless broken bones and 35 surgeries. I’ve seen CBD change the lives of those closest to me, including my dad. The chronic pain he’d been living with for years was taking a toll on him and he was tired of living in pain and under the fog of pain medication until he discovered CBD to get him out of that place. Our reason for starting Just Live is to provide the highest quality CBD products in the hopes of making the most positive impact possible.”
No wonder his Just Live partners and fellow star athletes, Klay Thompson, Paul Rodríguez and Alex Morgan, are walking the walk for CBD. The difference now? According to them, they’re all walking pain free.