Vegan runner Robbie Balenger has broken a world record after a 100 mile run in New York. He was aiming to beat the record for running loops of New York’s Central Park during the 18 hours 50 minutes it’s open.
Snooker’s vegan potter Neil Robertson has shown incredible form to take a victory in the Tour Championship. Neil was seen playing with impressive energy and concentration, racking up wins including a 10-3 demolition of three time World Champion Mark Selby.
Florida saw the location for one of the most challenging of races when it hosted the Icarus Florida Ultrafest. The event offered six time-based challenges starting at a twelve hour event, while the longest was contested over six days.
Masters runner Lisa Gawthorne overcame a recent injury to compete against Europe’s best – and bring home three medals.
The company director for a vegan confectionary company picked up a knee injury just two months ago. She had to rest for six weeks before a couple of weeks of light training – just before the first race. Read More... “Vegan takes European Gold!”
As Covid-19 spread across Europe, mountain biker Frans Claes faced lockdown. The former Belgian champion, who competed in the Championships again just days ago, knew this was an opportunity to adapt and to help out.
Our site has already made an impact. We have over 140 elite athletes in a variety of sports. We’ve published hundreds of news article, bringing up to date news of titles and records to the world. We’re established in social media, and by partnering with vegan outreach programmes we’ve helped hundreds of people go vegan. Read More... “Could you take Great Vegan Athletes to the next level?”
Probably the leading reason Great Vegan Athletes was formed was to showcase the achievements of amazing vegans and to redress misconceptions. Inevitably, the athletes inspire people to consider the benefits of veganism, and this is where our partnership with Challenge 22 is helping people make the transition. Read More... “Transition to vegan with Challenge 22”
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.
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.
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.