As the CannAthlete movement continues to emerge within legal states like Colorado, more athletes are incorporating cannabis into their workout routines.

Avery Collins, a 24 year-old rising star in the sport of ultramarathoning, trains every day to find the perfect balance between his “happy place” and the pain of climbing a 4,000-foot mountain incline.

In the world of elite ultra-athletes, who compete in single-day contests ranging from 50 to 200 miles, the race is often as much a test of mind as of body.

What’s Collins’ secret? Cannabis. A social consumer during his college days, Collins began utilizing cannabis regularly after moving to Breckenridge, Colorado to train professionally.

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