The Whole Health Cure

"Fierce Compassion and Veganism: A Story of Transformation" with Dominick Thompson

Episode Summary

Dominick Thompson is a leader in the vegan community, an activist, a social entrepreneur and an athlete. He is a founder of Crazies and Weirdos®, a successful New York based start-up company that produces hip, sustainable clothing made in New York from recycled and organic materials. He is also the founder of The RUNNING HERD, a sports and fitness brand, dedicated to the working professional, with plans to open training facilities in 2019. Dominick shares his incredibly inspiring story of rough childhood, facing the consequences of his actions, embracing adversity and re-inventing himself as a successful vegan athlete entrepreneur. If you are still concerned about your protein intake on a plant-based diet, one look at Dominick might just put those fears to rest. To learn more and connect with Dominick follow the links below: https://www.instagram.com/domzthompson/ https://www.facebook.com/domzthompso http://www.craziesandweirdos.com

Episode Notes

Dominick Thompson is a leader in the vegan community and founder of Crazies and Weirdos®, a successful New York based start-up company that produces hip, sustainable clothing made in New York from recycled and organic materials. He is also the founder of The RUNNING HERD, a sports and fitness brand, dedicated to the working professional, with plans to open training facilities in 2019.

Prior to his current role as a social entrepreneur and activist, he was a healthcare executive responsible for the business development and management of critical relationships with hospital systems and other provider types responsible for delivering services to both small and large communities throughout the eastern region of the United States.

Despite this rigorous schedule, at the core, he is still an activist as well as an athlete. Not just any athlete, but a working athlete whose weekly training schedule includes cycling, swimming, running, calisthenics, boxing, cross-fit, cross-training, weight and power-lifting. He also competes year round in 10-12 endurance races per year, including marathons, triathlons, and ultra-races.

Because of this and his assertive activism, Dominick has received global recognition and has been featured in NPR News, ABC News,Men’s Health Magazine, Men’s Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Esquire, Veg News Magazine,bodybuilding.com, PETA and more. His social media platform is strong and continues to grow while producing some of the most inspiring, impactful content to over 180,000 followers.

Dominick shares his incredibly inspiring story of rough childhood, facing the consequences of his actions, embracing adversity and re-inventing himself as a successful vegan athlete entrepreneur. If you are still concerned about your protein intake on a plant-based diet, one look at Dominick might just put those fears to rest.

To learn more and connect with Dominick follow the links below:

https://www.instagram.com/domzthompson/

https://www.facebook.com/domzthompso

http://www.craziesandweirdos.com