Vivian has been a trailblazer in her sport of fencing, taking honours across the world.
The left-hander was the 2018 individual Asian champion, and represented Hong Kong in both the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. She won the FIE Women’s Épée World Cup in 2019, bringing a world fencing title to Hong Kong for the first time ever. Read More... “Vivian Kong, vegan fencer”
Some athletes cause pause for thought and some are amazing examples of what can be done. Mike Fremont is one who has pushed the boundaries of what is believed possible. He retains world records and a level of astounding fitness level. Read More... “Mike Fremont, vegan runner”
Few people have made an impact on their sport as emphatically as Harvey Lewis. The American has twice won the Badwater Ultramarathon, considered the toughest footrace in the world. The 135 mile race takes in extreme temperatures and massive height gain and losses. Read More... “Harvey Lewis, ultramarathon runner”
Unsal is a Turkish boxer who currently lives in Germany and fights at Super Welterweight. Since he gave up meat he has become the IBF European Champion, WBU World Champion and GBU World Champion. Later he turned vegan and since then has won the UBF European title twice, WBC Asia title and the BDB International German title. Read More... “Unsal Arik, vegan boxer”
Borja Ignacio Perez Batet is a multisport athlete from Spain who competes internationally. He’s competed in the European and World Duathlon Championships, taking the 30-34 age group World title in 2016.
World and European Duathlon Championships duathlon competitor
Yolanda Presswood is a powerlifter who has achieved great things very quickly.
Originally competitive in the bikini and fitness categories of bodybuilding, Yolanda started competing in Crossfit in November 2014 and then moved to powerlifting in October 2016, with her first competition in December of that year. Read More... “Yolanda Presswood, vegan powerlifter”
With a supportive family who love sport Cody Elkins has become a noted vegan athlete at an early age.
As a junior competing in racquetball, he has already achieved great things. In 2013 aged eight he was the American Junior champion, and in 2014 he was the California State Champion and finished third in the Junior Olympics. Read More... “Cody Elkins, vegan Racquetball player”
Tia Blanco has been a successful surfer for many years and has achieved international recognition very early in life. She is a member of the American surfing team and has won several surfing tournaments.
David Meyer has competed for years at the top of the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Over the years he has won numerous international titles at the top level. David is recognised as a pioneer of the sport as one of the first non-Brazilians to achieve black belt. Read More... “David Meyer, vegan martial artist”
Michaela Copenhaver is an American rower competing in the Lightweight division.
She started rowing in 2003 and continued at University where she competed at two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships and one Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) championship.
James Southwood is an expert instructor and champion fighter in Savate. Savate (pronounced “Suh-vat”) is a dynamic sport that combines movements from English boxing and French kicking. He is a multiple Great British Champion, 2008 World Bronze Medallist, European Silver Medallist (twice), 2016 World Vice-Champion, and 2014 World Champion. Read More... “James Southwood, vegan fighter”
Alex shot to fame in December 2005 when he won the World Champion Fitness title with WFF (World Fitness Federation). Five years before this he had become vegan in response to the cruelty of the animal food industries.
Rob took up arm-wrestling in 2000. It was after a tournament in 2002 that he first starting feeling uncomfortable about eating meat and moving towards a vegan diet. Like many people, Rob had been led to believe that meat was an important part of building strength. Read More... “Rob Bigwood, vegan armwrestler”