Great Vegan Athletes https://www.greatveganathletes.com Vegans Thriving. Elite Vegan Athletes Fri, 22 May 2020 18:59:47 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/cropped-logodraft_6-1-32x32.png Great Vegan Athletes https://www.greatveganathletes.com 32 32 Massimo Lepardi, vegan diver https://www.greatveganathletes.com/massimo-lepardi-vegan-diver/ Thu, 21 May 2020 13:49:14 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?p=3099 The post Massimo Lepardi, vegan diver appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Massimo Lepardi is known as someone who has worked hard to promote veganism in Italy through education – and by example as an internationally competitive athlete. Unlike many athletes who have been active in a sport since childhood, Massimo started training in diving at age 49.  Read More... “Massimo Lepardi, vegan diver”

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Vegan boxing champ starts speaking course for athletes https://www.greatveganathletes.com/news_articles/vegan-boxing-champ-starts/ Wed, 13 May 2020 18:39:45 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?post_type=news_articles&p=3077 The post Vegan boxing champ starts speaking course for athletes appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Cam Awesome has opened up recently about some of the fights he’s taken on – before he gets in the ring to fight. The multiple US National Heavyweight and Superheavyweight champion has been recognised for his national and international success but it hasn’t been easy. Read More... “Vegan boxing champ starts speaking course for athletes”

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Fia Kamlund, vegan powerlifter https://www.greatveganathletes.com/fia-kamlund-vegan-powerlifter/ Thu, 23 Apr 2020 20:59:58 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?p=3049 The post Fia Kamlund, vegan powerlifter appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Fia Kamlund has built up some amazing strength to bring her success in powerlifting. Competing in the 84kg category in both raw and equipped categories she has achieved a 430 kg raw total in competion and 512.5kg equipped. These international level totals have brought her success in her home nation of Sweden, where she is …

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Elite vegan athletes ready to train you through the lockdown https://www.greatveganathletes.com/news_articles/elite-vegan-athletes-ready-to-train-you-through-the-lockdown/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:08:03 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?post_type=news_articles&p=3030 The post Elite vegan athletes ready to train you through the lockdown appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Gyms are closed, classes are cancelled and millions of us can’t train or compete as we used to. Luckily some elite vegan athletes are available to assist with some training videos we can follow in our own homes. Runners Andreas Vojta and Vlad Ixel have released videos ideal for the aspiring runner. Read More... “Elite …

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Lockdown vegans take on big challenges https://www.greatveganathletes.com/news_articles/lockdown-vegans-take-on-big-challenges/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:57:07 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?post_type=news_articles&p=3017 The post Lockdown vegans take on big challenges appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

While millions of people are on lockdown, vegan athletes are finding inventive and resourceful ways to train. Three have turned their training into challenges to inspire others and raise some funds for good causes. Matthew LeBlanc has run a 3:04:48 marathon and won the 24 hour White Lake Ultra. Read More... “Lockdown vegans take on …

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Olympic delay forces changes for vegan athletes https://www.greatveganathletes.com/news_articles/olympic-delay-forces-changes-for-vegan-athletes/ Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:55:41 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?post_type=news_articles&p=3012 The post Olympic delay forces changes for vegan athletes appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

The Olympics, planned for just a few months’ time, will now not go ahead this year, and will be rescheduled for 2021. The postponement means that plans will change for hundreds of athletes, including four hopeful vegans. New plans Australian Morgan Mitchell has been looking forward to representing her nation in the 400 metres for …

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Wilson Chandler, vegan basketball player https://www.greatveganathletes.com/wilson-chandler-vegan-basketball-player/ Sun, 22 Mar 2020 16:56:58 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?p=2998 The post Wilson Chandler, vegan basketball player appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Established in the NBA, basketball’s Wilson Chandler is recognized as an entertaining and effective player capable of making a great contribution to his team’s performance. He currently (in 2020) plays for Brooklyn Nets and has previously represented New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets as well as playing in China. Read More... “Wilson Chandler, vegan basketball …

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John Rush, vegan American footballer https://www.greatveganathletes.com/john-rush-vegan-american-footballer/ Sat, 14 Mar 2020 20:45:35 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?p=2952 The post John Rush, vegan American footballer appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

John Rush is an American footballer established, playing fullback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL). John played successfully at college from 2011 to 2015 and went on to play for the Blue Bombers in 2016. Over the next few years he was recognised as a regular team player as well …

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Kim Best, vegan strongwoman https://www.greatveganathletes.com/kim-best-vegan-strongwoman/ Fri, 13 Mar 2020 21:30:07 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?p=2930 The post Kim Best, vegan strongwoman appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Kim Best has taken on the challenging and at time brutal sport of strongwoman with determination, and made an impression in a short time. Competing in her debut competition at Scotland’s Strongest Woman 2018 Kim developed a taste for the sport and a year later she placed second. Read More... “Kim Best, vegan strongwoman”

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Best ever finish for vegan athlete at Euro Champs https://www.greatveganathletes.com/news_articles/best-ever-finish-for-vegan-athlete-at-euro-champs/ Tue, 10 Mar 2020 21:45:39 +0000 https://www.greatveganathletes.com/?post_type=news_articles&p=2927 The post Best ever finish for vegan athlete at Euro Champs appeared first on Great Vegan Athletes.

Lisa Gawthorne recorded her best ever finish at the European Duathlon Championships with 6th in her age group after a great race in Andalusia, Spain. She’s competed at European and World level for several years now, and the recent run-bike-run event saw her stepping up a gear to beat her previous performances in 2017, 2018 …

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