Premier Lacrosse League Names Mendi as Official CBD Partner of Upcoming PLL Championship Series
By PLL | Jul 6, 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA. (July 6, 2020) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that Mendi will be named as the Official CBD Partner of the upcoming PLL Championship Series, scheduled to take place July 25 - August 9 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
As part of the partnership, the PLL and its medical team will feature and incorporate innovative Mendi CBD products during the PLL Championship Series. Additionally, the agreement will see Mendi and the PLL combine to create numerous inventive digital activations incorporating league stars and current Mendi ambassadors Jules Heningburg (Redwoods LC), Trevor Baptiste (Atlas LC), Scott Ratliff (Archers LC), and Adam Ghitelman (Archers LC).
“We are delighted to welcome Mendi as an official partner ahead of the PLL Champion Series,” says PLL Co-Founder and CEO Mike Rabil. “Our athletes will be competing at their highest physical level this summer and we will look to Mendi to aid our athletes as they chase a title. Beyond the field, we look forward to working with Mendi to create original content that will captivate our audience and showcase their fantastic products.”
“The PLL has been on Mendi's radar since day one,” says Rachael Rapinoe, Mendi CEO. “Paul and Mike Rabil looked at the landscape of the sport and knew there was an opportunity to not only better the game, but truly get the most out of the players. Our core values very much align in that way - to build a brighter future for sports. In this case, for lacrosse. Mendi's role in this partnership is to improve athletes' lives using nature's best tools. We're here to be their recovery partner and help the 2020 PLL Championship Series be as successful as possible.
ABOUT PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 7 teams rostered with the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL).
Mendi is a cannabis sports brand that is female founded, led and operated. With inclusivity at our core, we are here to disrupt the status quo in sports for pain management and recovery. Our mission is to improve athletes' lives using nature's best tools. By keeping all athletes on top of their game, we hope to bring more joy to the grind. Our hemp-derived recovery tools are USA made, all natural, third party tested and athlete built and approved.