Samantha is a British athlete accomplished in Taekwondo and triathlon, representing her nation in both sports. She enjoyed sports through childhood and at age 16 started competing internationally in Taekwondo. This was just two years after starting her first class in the martial art. Read More... “Samantha Taylor, vegan martial artist and triathlete”
Cheavon was born and raised in rural Jamaica, and has become an internationally recognised boxer representing Great Britain. In 2001 he moved the England and he took up boxing for the fitness. As an amateur he won competitions across the country. Read More... “Cheavon Clarke, vegan boxer”
Vivian has been a trailblazer in her sport of fencing, taking honours across the world. The left-hander was the 2018 individual Asian champion, and represented Hong Kong in both the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. She won the FIE Women’s Épée World Cup in 2019, bringing a world fencing title to Hong Kong for the first … Continue reading "Vivian Kong, vegan fencer"
Lawrence has risen through the ranks to become a world-recognised force in Professional boxing. By 2018 he held the Commonwealth cruiserweight title. In the following year he won the British and European titles in the same category. The World title followed in 2020. Read More... “Lawrence Okolie, vegan boxer”
Unsal is a Turkish boxer who currently lives in Germany and fights at Super Welterweight. Since he gave up meat he has become the IBF European Champion, WBU World Champion and GBU World Champion. Later he turned vegan and since then has won the UBF European title twice, WBC Asia title and the BDB International … Continue reading "Unsal Arik, vegan boxer"
Sofia Jokl is an experienced competitor in Japanese Ju-Jitsu, competing in the Duo-System at European and World level. The Duo system involves pairs of competitors demonstrating self defence against attacks randomly called by a referee. Speed, realism, control and power are among the qualities judged. Read More... “Sofia Jokl, vegan Ju-Jitsu expert”
Bryant Jennings is one of the leading heavyweight boxers in the world, with an impressive international record including two title challenges. Two world professional heavyweight title challenges Took World Champion Klitschko full distance World class boxer over several years At school he played American football and basketball and competed in the 200 metres and shot … Continue reading "Bryant Jennings, vegan boxer"
Tammy Fry Kelly is well known both for her business activities and her achievements in sport. The karate 5th Dan black belt has competed nationally and internationally for over twenty years, and was part of the South African Senior National Karate team for ten years. Read More... “Tammy Fry Kelly, vegan karate expert”
Jay has made a rapid impact on the martial art of Brazillian Jiu Jitsu as he has fought his way to the very top. In 2016, fighting in the Brown Belt Masters Division Jay entered five international tournaments sanctioned by the lead federation IBJFF, taking Gold in all 5 tournaments. Read More... “Jay Oliveira, vegan … Continue reading "Jay Oliveira, vegan fighter"
Claire ‘Fury’ Foreman is a Muay Thai martial artist from Australia. She has won the Victoria WMC Bantamweight title and in November 2015 fought for the Australian title, and won. She has also fought since then against multiple national champion Sam Brown which she felt was a better fight and better performance. Read More... “Claire … Continue reading "Claire Foreman, vegan Muay Thai fighter"
Melanie is an Austrian boxer who lives in the capital Vienna and competes in the 60kg weight category. At age 14 she took up full contact karate and competed for ten years, winning numerous medals at home and internationally. In 2010 she started boxing and by 2016, with other fifty fights on her record, Melanie … Continue reading "Melanie Fraunschiel, vegan boxer"
David Meyer has competed for years at the top of the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Over the years he has won numerous international titles at the top level. David is recognised as a pioneer of the sport as one of the first non-Brazilians to achieve black belt. Read More... “David Meyer, vegan martial … Continue reading "David Meyer, vegan martial artist"
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 … Continue reading "Cam Awesome vegan boxer"
Emily Jans is a retired professional kickboxer who won the 2012 Australian Amateur Boxing title. This was 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 … Continue reading "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 … Continue reading "Amanda Riester, vegan boxer and figure competitor"
Mirko Buchwald is one of the most respected instructors of Goju Ryu Karate and has studied the art for over 30 years. He is a 6th Degree Black Belt and chief instructor of the San Francisco Goju Ryu Karate Centre. Mirko became the British Karate champion aged 20, a title he retained for two years. … Continue reading "Mirko Buchwald, vegan karate expert"
James Southwood is an expert instructor and champion fighter in Savate. Savate (pronounced “Suh-vat”) is a dynamic sport that combines movements from English boxing and French kicking. He is a multiple Great British Champion, 2008 World Bronze Medallist, European Silver Medallist (twice), 2016 World Vice-Champion, and 2014 World Champion. Read More... “James Southwood, vegan fighter”
Former World Champion Harri travelled to Thailand to win the 1997 Thai Boxing title at 60kg. He beat the US champion in the semi and the Thai champion in the final. Harri was 22 when he started eating vegan in 1994. Read More... “Harri Nieminem, vegan Thai Boxer”
Mac Danzig is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitor who competed at the highest level. He is recognised as an outstanding grappler, although he has scored some impressive victories through striking, and is also known as a quality boxer. Mac started his MMA career in 2001 aged 21 and in 2005 won the King Of … Continue reading "Mac Danzig, vegan martial artist"