Survivor Dave Smith cycles for Great Britain again

Dave Smith was not expected to survive into 2015. We recently reported on his recovery from an enormous operation on his spine and recovery fuelled by a high nutrient vegan diet.

Tim beats all in UK Ninja challenge

Freerunner Timothy Shieff was was watched by millions on UK TV in the final of Ninja Warrior UK.

Dave’s triple mountain ascent reveals an amazing recovery

Earlier this year we added paralympian David Smith to our site. Following health and disability issues David was faced with further problems in late 2014 and faced surgery for a terrible cancerous spinal tumour in the late part of the year.

PlantBuilt take veganism to bodybuilding

Vegan advocacy group PlantBuilt have grown impressively over the last few years and is now looking for your help as they look to take their message forward this year.

Tournament win for Tia!

March saw GVAs youngest athlete Tia Blanco compete the Ron Jon Jr event. The Florida tournament was sanctioned by the Association of Surfing Professionals and offered points towards qualification for the Junior Pro World Championships. The junior competition was open to surfers who had not reached their 21st birthday.

World Champions!

Success continues for vegan figure skater and her partner Eric Radford as they take the greatest prize in their sport – Gold at the World Championships.

Vlad wins again in 100km trail race

Vlad Ixel took on the Translantau Hong Kong 100k ultra.  The event was mostly based on trails, and included plenty of steep hills, including the Lantau peak at 934 metres.  Lantau is the largest island in Hong Kong.

Catra wins at Razorback

Ultra distance runner Catra Corbett has completed the gruelling Razorback 72 hour race and finished as the first woman.

World record for vegan rower!

The record is for 10,000 metres for lightweight women in her age group (19-29). “I’ve done this workout a bunch before,” she told us soon afterwards “but I’ve had a solid training run and been seeing improvements across the board. I took about 20 seconds off my previous best, which was awesome.” The new record stands at 40.36.2.

Mega marathon tour for Queen of the Extreme Fiona

What challenges remain for Fiona Oakes after completing Marathon des Sables and entering the Guinness Book of Records? She decided to attempt to run a marathon on each of the seven continents, at the rate of one per day.

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