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Xavier de Le Rue and Courtney Conlogue share a few things in common. Both are winners of championships and various accolades in their respective sports, which earned each a spot on the multisport Swatch Proteam.
However, they also keep environmental concerns near the top of their minds. Whether it's Conlogue, a surfer and "super athlete" wearing a wet suit made from recycled rubber or de Le Rue bringing awareness to nature in the films he creates when he's not mountain biking or snowboarding, these athletes continually talk sustainability and look for solutions to help preserve our planet.
That's why they are the subjects of two recent videos from IAMECO Warrior, the digital platform, book, production company and movement aligning more than 80 global figures whose accomplishments and visions address the worldwide environmental crisis.
IAMECO Warrior's list of like-minded individuals ranges from entrepreneurs like Michael Bloomberg to consumer advocate Erin Brockovich and Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old with ambitions to clean half the Pacific Ocean.
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