Who’s the Greatest in 2012?
Nominations are now CLOSED for Vegan Athlete of the Year 2012. Once we have calculated the top nominations we will open the voting.
Figure Skating silver for vegan Meagan
Canadian pairs skater Meagan Duhamel has added to her Gold in the Canadian Nationals this year by winning a silver in the international Skate Canada competition.
Two new records for Strongman Patrik
Patrik Baboumian continues to excel in strongman sports having moved from the under 105kg category.
Paralympic Silver for Sarah
In her third Paralympics Sarah Stewart picked up her third medal and second Silver in London.
Wheelchair basketball player in Paralympics final
Sarah Stewart may be searching for a Gold medal to add to her Silver and Bronze from the last two Paralympics. The Australian philosophy teacher has been one of the most impressive players in the Australian national league for a number of years and now takes on the world's best in the London games.
New world masters record for vegan vet lifter
Pat Reeves has set a new world powerlifting record at the WDFPA World Single Lift Championships.
Mirko wins in Japan
British-born Sensei Buchwald travelled to Japan for the event of the year as far as Goju Ryu karate is concerned - the Budo Sai. He was invited totake part in full contact competition, which he agreed to.
Andy Lally wins another Daytona title
June 2012 – Belated congratulations to vegan racing driver Andy Lally. Before this year started Andy had won the GT class of the Daytona 24 hour more times than anyone else already, but in January this year he won again. The 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 was a competitive race which Andy’s team did not lead until later stages. Their driving was described as ‘error free’ in their #44 Magnus Racing Porsche GT3.
Patrik excels in European Powerlifting Championships
June 2012 – Germany’s Strongest Man Patrik Baboumian has been competing in Naantali, Finland in the European Raw Powerlifting championships.
Joni hits the Finnish finals
Joni Purmonen qualified for the finals of Finland's Strongest Man (<105kg category), competing in May 2012.