1. Nimai Delgado, vegan bodybuilder
Nimai grew up in Mississippi raised by Argentinian-immigrant Hare Krishna parents. He has been vegetarian since birth, initially for religious reasons, and has never eaten meat “Both of my amazing parents are converted Hindus, and I was raised with a strong sense of compassion” he explains. Read More... “Nimai Delgado, vegan bodybuilder”
2. Jehina Malik, vegan bodybuilder
Jehina has been competing in bodybuilding since age 19 and is now recognised as an accomplished competitor with an impressive physique. In 2013 she won first place in women’s physique and first overall at the NPC Eastern USA Bodybuilding Championship. In 2014 at her first international show, Team Universe, she was awarded a Pro Card … Continue reading "Jehina Malik, vegan bodybuilder"
3. Kuntal Joisher, vegan mountaineer
Kuntal is an Indian mountaineer who has pushed the boundaries in his sport with some amazing climbs. In October 2014 he climbed Mount Manaslu, which at 8163 metres is the eighth highest mountain in the world. In May 2016 he went on to climb Everest, which he tackled from the South side. Read More... “Kuntal … Continue reading "Kuntal Joisher, vegan mountaineer"
4. Nigel Morton, vegan powerlifter
Nigel is a powerlifter whose enthusiasm for his sport has led him to train others as well as compete. His training has brought him national success with some amazing lifts. In 2017 he competed in the Canadian Nationals where the 126 kg lifter squatted an enormous 300 kg, benched 195 kg and finished off with … Continue reading "Nigel Morton, vegan powerlifter"
5. Cody Elkins, vegan Racquetball player
With a supportive family who love sport Cody Elkins has become a noted vegan athlete at an early age. As a junior competing in racquetball, he has already achieved great things. In 2013 aged eight he was the American Junior champion, and in 2014 he was the California State Champion and finished third in the … Continue reading "Cody Elkins, vegan Racquetball player"
6. Tia Blanco, vegan surfer
Tia Blanco has been a successful surfer for many years and has achieved international recognition very early in life. She is a member of the American surfing team and has won several surfing tournaments. In 2014 she won the NSSA Southwest Women’s U18 season and the Surfing Prime America Womens U18 season. Read … Continue reading "Tia Blanco, vegan surfer"
7. Seba Johnson, vegan skier
image credit: Jo-Anne McArthur/Unbound Project Seba Johnson is a Winter Olympian who has represented The United States Virgin Islands in the Slalom event and also the Giant Slalom. She started skiing in her childhood and aged 14 competed in Calgary, Canada in the 1988 Winter Olympic games in the women’s Giant Slalom. Read More... “Seba … Continue reading "Seba Johnson, vegan skier"
8. Mirko Buchwald, vegan karate expert
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. Mirko became the British Karate champion aged 20, a title he retained for two years. Read … Continue reading "Mirko Buchwald, vegan karate expert"
9. James Southwood, vegan fighter
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”