Diana Taurasi, vegan basketball player

Diana Taurasi is a national and international women’s basketball player who has achieved amazing things across a fulfilling career.

At 37 (in 2020) she plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Association (USA).  She has won three  Championships, one WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, two WNBA Finals MVP Awards and four Olympic Gold medals.  Read More... “Diana Taurasi, vegan basketball player”

Borja Perez Batet, vegan runner

Borja Ignacio Perez Batet is a multisport athlete from Spain who competes internationally.  He’s competed in the European and World Duathlon Championships, taking the 30-34 age group World title in 2016.

  • World and European Duathlon Championships duathlon competitor
  • World Age Group Duathlon Champion, 2016
  • San Silvestre Vellcana Amateur winner

Borja has also run 10k in an extremely competitive 29:25. Read More... “Borja Perez Batet, vegan runner”

Chris Smalling, vegan footballer

Chris Smalling has become a hot property in soccer.  The English centre back played for the world famous Manchester United in the English Premier League. He’s also been picked for the English national team, and now represents Porto.

He signed for United in 2010 aged 21 and has helped the club towards the FA Cup (2016), Europe League title (2016-7) and an English league title (2016-7).  Read More... “Chris Smalling, vegan footballer”

Nick Squires, vegan powerlifter

Nick Squires is an accomplished powerlifter who competes in the raw divisions in California, USA and internationally.

  • Won his category and 2nd overall, IPL World Championships 2019
  • Broke California Deadlift record (295kg)
  • Won 2019 California State Championships
  • 255 kg squat at 110 kg bodyweight
  • Drug tested competitor

He’s taken overall first in the LA Open, and Conejo Valley Open and category first in the RAF Open.  Read More... “Nick Squires, vegan powerlifter”

Dean Maher, vegan mountaineer

Dean Maher recently stood on the top of Everest having planned to do it a year later and changing plans.  It marked the culmination of some extreme fitness training,

  • Climbed Everest as a vegan with all vegan gear and clothing
  • Summitted some of the highest peaks
  • Experienced in extreme trekking routes

The summiting of Everest is one of the greatest achievement in mountaineering, and was part of Dean’s fourth trip to the Himalayas. Read More... “Dean Maher, vegan mountaineer”

Anastasia Zinchenko, vegan powerlifter and bodybuilder

Anastasia Zinchenko has been competing in powerlifting for several years, recording some high profile placings and impressive totals. She’s competed in the 63kg and 72 kg weight classes, and taken regional UK titles, national placings – and competed internationally.

In 2014 she won the BDFPA All Midlands Championships 72 kg weight class and took second in the 2014 British Universities Powerlifting Championship, 63 kg class. Read More... “Anastasia Zinchenko, vegan powerlifter and bodybuilder”