Enjoying an unusually long career in an extremely demanding sport, vegan Marc-Olivier turned vegan after discovering more about nutrition and the food industries and has not looked back. The tough tackling Canadian plays a key role in defence as he plays in the National League, and trains on strength, speed as well as incorporating meditation into his routine.
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Anastasia has competed in bodybuilding and powerlifting. She's taken regional wins and competed nationally, as well as taking part in the World Bench Press Championships. Recording a 330 kg total at 63 kg as well as 335 kg at 72 kg. Interest in the health aspects of veganism interested Anastasia in changing her diet, which is now also motivated by ethics.
Legendary ultrarunner Catra Corbett is known for her breathtakingly long runs across American national parks. Now in her 50s and showing no signs of slowing down, she recently attempted a 310 mile course that forms part of the famous John Muir trail on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park. Accompanied in part by her much loved dog, the colourful Californian vegan showed theinpirational determination for which she has become famous.
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Courses like those on American Ninja Warrior challenge agility, strength, determination, balance and more. Vegan Calle Alexander has fought his way through to multiple finals as well as excelling in similar competitions across the United States. He's been a National finalist on eight occasions and broken the national record for dead hang.
Bodybuilding in the Figure division, Victoria has already made the podium and progressed to the World Championships. The NPC competitor turned vegan after finishing a season and realising that she needed more from her diet to sustain her. Her preperation includes yoga, heavy lifting and high intensity cardio training.
A busy time at the sanctuary threatened to derail vegan 'Queen of the Extreme' Fiona Oakes from completing another emphatic demonstration of running. A change of plans took her to a midnight runin summer daylight in Norway, where flight delays and terrible running stood between her and another entry in the Guinness World records to go alongside her existing ones. After a determined run in a cow costume, Fiona showed what she was capable of.
The agility of Tim Shieff has given him freerunning titles and places on high profile TV challenges. This year the vegan returned to Ninja Warrior UK in the fourth series, the show in which he won the first series and was a finalist in the second. Ahead of him were a course record, a cool, calm and collected approach and some amazing control in the series which tests strength, accuracy, control and so many other attributes. He spoke on the prime time show about how he was representing vegan athletes, and left the series having shown incredible abilities.
Wrestling underthe names Cherry Bomb and Allie as well as her real name, Laura Dennis is known as one of the most exciting and accomplished wrestlers in the women's sport. She's won the Classic Championship Wrestling title twice, Pro Wrestling Xtreme title, TNA Knockouts Championship and the Impact Women's title. She's been vegetarian since age 14 and vegan since 2014, fuelling her demanding schedule successfully without animal products.