Shiann Darkangelo plays professional hockey for the Toronto Furies, in the Canadian Women's Ice Hockey League.
If that isn't a place you'd expect to find a committed plant-based athlete, join the club!
Shiann is not only one of the world's best hockey players, but she's a passionate plant-based coach and mentor.
In this conversation, we talk about her “conversion” to plant-based nutrition during her sophomore year of high school; the effect that clean diet had on her workouts, recovery, and performance; and what it was like bucking the system to stay true to what her body wanted and needed to perform at its peak.
Also, how she may be able to parlay her “celebrity” as a female hockey player into positive influence on young athletes' health and eating patterns.
Enjoy, add your voice to the conversation via the comment box or audio recording box below, and please share – that's how we spread our message and spread our roots.
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