Who was the greatest vegan athlete of 2013? As 2013 closed we asked visitors to our site to vote for one of our finalists.  Read more about the finalists and the final result here.

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Jim Morris, vegan bodybuilder

Jim Morris strikes an impressive pose at sixty-one years old

Jim is known for possessing an outstanding physique in his later years. At 75 he still trains hard and releases bodybuilding photos. The photograph above is him aged 61, which many people believed was edited as they could not believe the muscular definition of a man of this age. He also had a successful career as a younger man and achieved an impressive set of titles. Jim is outspoken in support of the vegan diet and encourages people to eat a healthy, plant-based diet for the good of their health and sport.

Mac Danzig

MMA champion, Mac Danzig, weights in for a fight

Mac Danzig is an internationally recognised Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitor who has competed at the highest level. In 2005 Mac won the King Of The Cage Lightweight Championship which he successfully defended four times, and has also won the Ultimate Fighter 6 competition.

Rich Roll, vegan endurance athlete

Rich Roll arms at his sides, at a photoshoot

Rich is an elite-level amateur ultra-distance endurance athlete who has competed in the toughest events in the world. He adopted a vegan diet when, at age 40, he realised his health and fitness were at very poor levels. He is also an advocate for a plant based diet, which he believes played a large part in his transition from an unhealthy middle-aged man to the top-level athlete he is today. He is a regular ultraman competitior which involves a 10km swim, cycling over 200 miles and running a double marathon.

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