Vegan takes European Gold!

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!”

Olympic delay forces changes for 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 the second time, running individually and in the relay. Read More... “Olympic delay forces changes for vegan athletes”

Vegan powers to state record

Vegan powerlifter Nick Squires has broken the State record for deadlift in his home state of California.

Competing in the 100 kg, Open age group category, Nick lifted 295 kg (650.36 lb) to beat the previous record of 287.5 kg.

Leaving with the Gold medal for Deadlift and Silver for total (Benchpress, Squat and Deadlift), Nick came close to even greater things as technical errors failed some lifts including a squat 20lb above his previous personal best. Read More... “Vegan powers to state record”

Vegan strongwoman takes world record

Vegan strongwoman Kim Best has taken on a classic strength event – and broken the world record.  She now holds the world record for the greatest weight carried by a female athlete after carrying 350 kg in the yoke walk.

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Kim had competed at Scotland’s Strongest Woman last year where she broke the national record for the yoke walk and held it very briefly as it was broken again during the event. Read More... “Vegan strongwoman takes world record”

Snooker’s vegan thunder makes history (twice)

Australian potter Neil Robertson had sports writers flicking through the archive as her wrapped up the final of the European Masters in double quick time.

Taking the final 9 frames to nil meant that just one frame was played in the second session – and it was the first time a major two-session snooker final had been won without conceding a frame in the final since Steve Davis did the same in 1989. Read More... “Snooker’s vegan thunder makes history (twice)”