Zack Belknap, vegan bodybuilder

Zack Belknap is a pro-card holding bodybuilder and NASM certified personal trainer and from Eugene, Oregon.  He has been awarded a WNBF Pro Card after impressive performances at regional level.

“My greatest achievements in bodybuilding have been winning my pro card in September 2018 and then winning my first pro show in April 2019” Zack tells us – although he has fond memories of another competition.  Read More... “Zack Belknap, vegan bodybuilder”

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”

Larkyn Austman, vegan figure skater

Vegan figure skater Larkyn Austman has quickly made an impact on her sport. By age 20 she had already won medals in national and international competition.

She first competed as a junior and won Gold at the 2013 Canadian Championships. Since then she has progressed to senior level and in 2016 placed sixth at the Canadian Championships, following this with a fourth in 2017 – which qualified her for the national team. Read More... “Larkyn Austman, vegan figure skater”