Zak Covalcik is a track cyclist competing at US national level.
He has won twenty six medals at Elite National level and is ten times Oregon state champion. He has been US National Champion five times. He’s also successfully raced in Trinidad & Tobago, Germany and Tasmania. Read More... “Zak Covalcik, vegan track cyclist”
Ida is a Swedish national level rower who has competed in teams at national and international level.
Ida started rowing in 2002 in Normandy, France, when she spent some time there at university. She was taken by the teamwork aspects as well as the extremely hard exercise it presented. Read More... “Ida Andersson, vegan rower”
Peter is a cricketer who has bowled for Australia, Essex and Victoria.
The right arm fast bowler started playing regularly for Victoria in the 2006-7 season aged 22. By 2008 he had already caught the attention of the national selectors and followed a tour of India with Australia A (a national second team). Read More... “Peter Siddle, vegan cricketer”
Cam Awesome is a super heavyweight and heavyweight American amateur boxer with numerous titles.
“I started boxing in 2005” he explained “I wanted to lose weight and get into better shape.” Since then he has made great progress. At age 20 he won the 2008 USA National Championships in the Super Heavyweight division, which he repeated in 2010. Read More... “Cam Awesome vegan boxer”
Neil grew up in Merseyside, (North West England), which is an area known for its fanatical following of soccer. Born in Liverpool within a hundred metres of the Everton Football Club ground, he grew up supporting the club. Despite his school concentrating on rugby he always had ambitions to play professional football. Read More... “Neil Robinson, vegan footballer”
Leilani Munter is an American racing driver and environmental activist.
She started racing aged 25 and two years later in 2003 started in the NASCAR weekly racing series. In 2004 she made her first speedway start and qualified in fourth place, setting a women’s record for her placing. Read More... “Leilani Munter, vegan race driver”
Ellen Jones is a senior runner who competes in distances from 100 metres through to endurance distances. Following success in the 2012 Florida State senior games she became eligible to compete in the Senior National Competition in four separate events.
Kara Lang is a former member of the Canadian women’s football team who has played successfully at club and national level.
Kara started playing at the highest levels at a very young age, and aged 15 years and 132 days she took the world record for the youngest player to score a full international goal – a record which still stands. Read More... “Kara Lang, vegan footballer”
Bill McCarthy is an American powerlifter. He competes at national level and has qualified for international competition including the Arnold Sports festival three times. He’s 120kg in weight and his personal best lifts (raw) are 501 lb (227.5kg) bench press, 750 lbs (340kg) squat and 622 lb (282.5kg) deadlift. Read More... “Bill McCarthy, vegan powerlifter”
Peter Ebdon has been a snooker professional since 1991. He attracted attention by beating former world champion Steve Davis 10-4 in the 1992 World Championship and was awarded WPBSA Young Player of the Year award that year.
Vicky is a tennis player with an impressive history of tournament success into her 40s.
Vicky started playing tennis in high school and has never taken lessons. She plays in the ‘open’ division, which is the highest non-professional level. Because there are no age divisions it often includes tennis teachers, retired professionals, college players and elite juniors. Read More... “Vicki Cosio, vegan tennis player”
Emily Jans is a retired professional kickboxer who won the 2012 Australian Amateur Boxing title in the Elite Women’s 64kg division.
“I think I’m proof that being vegan is great for training. I not only have physically demanding employment and hobbies, but most of the time I ride my push bike as transport and still manage to train very hard. Read More... “Emily Jans, vegan boxer”
Amanda’s two grandfathers and her father boxed professionally and Amanda learned a lot from them when growing up. At 16 she entered the Chicago Golden Gloves, an annual amateur competition, at 17 she boxed at national level. Aged 18, she was rated at number two in the United States. Read More... “Amanda Riester, vegan boxer and figure competitor”
Jack Linquist is a professional track-racing cyclist who won his first race in 2007 when the 26 year old cycle messenger won the 2007 Puma Velocity race in New York City. The win entitled him to a place in international competition, and he soon joined the U.S. Read More... “Jack Lindquist, vegan cyclist”
Mirko Buchwald is one of the most respected instructors of Goju Ryu Karate and has studied the art for 25 years. He is a 6th Degree Black Belt and chief instructor of the San Francisco Goju Ryu Karate Centre.
Dusan is a Slovakian-born bodybuilder who lives in New Zealand. In 2001 he won ‘Mr New Zealand’ and a year later entered ‘Musclemania’ in Australia, taking 2nd place. In 2007 he won ‘Mr New Zealand’ Masters. Two years later he won Mr New Zealand Natural Over 50 category, aged 54. Read More... “Dusan Dudas, vegan bodybuilder”
Steph is a climber who has tackled some of the toughest climbs in the world and achieved a number of firsts. She has been a high-profile climber for 25 years and is known as one of the most successful climbers globally. Read More... “Steph Davis, vegan climber”