Ben’s extreme 250km Gobi desert trek
Ultra runner Ben Dame faced another extreme challenge when he travelled to China for the 250km Gobi race.
Veteran vegan races and writes
Veteran athlete Ellen Jaffe Jones has been as busy as ever with an appearance at the National Senior Games and her continued interest in writing.
Vegan wrestler fights for the future of food
Pro wrestler Austin Aries has released a book detailing his veganism, success in sport and desires to see a food revolution.
Vegan storms the powerlifting rankings
Alison, who has been vegan since 2012, currently has the 12th largest bench of all time, in the world for all weight classes. Her monster press is the eighth biggest of all time for Super Heavyweight and she is currently Number One in the USA.
Chattanooga challenges leave a vegan on the podium
The Ironman 70.3 race included a 1,9 km swim, a 90 km cycle (in this race it was 2 km longer) and a 21.1 km (half marathon) run. Part of the swim section was made even harder as it went against the current of a river. It was sufficiently tough for the organisers to revise it for the amateur athletes, who only completed half of it.
European competition and more national records
Vegan Viking Hulda B Waage travelled to Malaga, Spain, where she was the lightest of eight women in the under 84kg category of the IPF-sanctioned event.
Vegan fights for the US Golden Gloves title
Cam, who has previously boxed at Super Heavyweight went into the first of four fights that stood between him and the finals of the Heavyweight division, winning 4-1. After a comfortable win in the next round he took on Pasadena-based Sonny Conto. “Most the fighters fight for the knockout” explained Cam “but this guy was a smart fighter and fought for the win”.
Vegan viking shines in Icelandic powerlifting championships
Competing equipped in the under 84kg category, she squatted 205.5 kg (452lb) which took the national Icelandic record. She already has the Icelandic benchpress record (120kg).
Third MdS throws up new troubles for vegan Fiona
World record holder Fiona Oakes has completed her third Marathon des Sables, with the ‘World’s Toughest Footrace’ living up to its reputation in providing challenges for the UK-based vegan.
Vegan helps US to their first win at the Classic
Pat Neshek has just completed participating in the World Baseball Classic where he played a key part on the successful performance of the US team.