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.