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Megan Rapinoe Joins The CBD Craze

She's teaming up with her sister on a CBD brand that's helping athletes focus on what matters.

This story appears in the December 2019 issue of Green Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Megan Rapinoe scored absolute superstardom in 2019, with her epic performance during the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The summer of Rapinoe ended with her named FIFA Women’s Player of the Year, making her the first U.S. women’s player to get the award since Carli Lloyd in 2016.

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While Rapinoe’s on-field efforts have been legendary and inspirational, she and her twin sister, Rachael, are hoping to leave their mark in a different field, CBD. They’re teaming up at Mendi, a new CBD brand that offers edibles, gel capsules, and topicals designed to help athletes recover. Rachael is the company’s cofounder, and Megan serves as a sponsored Mendi athlete and brand ambassador.

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