Mac Danzig is an internationally recognised Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitor who has competed at the highest level. In 2005 Mac won the King Of The Cage Lightweight Championship which he successfully defended four times, and has also won The Ultimate Fighter 6 competition. He retired with 21 wins from 34 fights, and is also an accomplished wildlife photographer.
As one of the leading instructors internationally in karate, Sensei Buchwald has won and retained the British karate title and now resides in America as leading teaching assistant to the world chief instructor in Goju Rya Karate. He has captained the US national team. His family have been vegetarian for many years and Mirko is a life long vegetarian and long term vegan who believes in avoiding harm to animals.
James is an instructor, British Champion and World Champion in Savate, a French kick-punch ring sport. He is the 2011 British champion and a leading instructor in the French martial art. He teaches in a South London dojo and continues to compete internationally. In 2014 he won the World title and he's also been the Vice Champion and Bronze medallist. He's also trained fighters to success alongside competing himself.
Tammy is a highly ranked black belt who has enjoyed competing nationally and internationally, winning the Autralian Open in veteran kata and reptresenting South Africa for ten years. She also trains women in self defence and as Marketing Director of her family firm brings vegetarian products to the word. Read more here.
Two-time Austrian champion and European-ranked Melanie has established herself as a force in European women's boxing. She has been national champion and taken placings in quality European competitions . Veganism has made it easier for Melanie to stay at a healthy weight without losing strength. Read more here.
Emily is a kickboxer whose move to boxing earned her a national title. The Australian trains hard, travels by bicycle and is a drummer in two bands. She feels that her diet is very effective in maintaining health, strength and endurance. Sh3e was the 2012 Asutralian Amateur champion and in 2013 took Silver. She turned vegan at age fifteen with a through understanding of the food industry having discovered about the environmental and social impact.
Harri was the winner of the 1997 World Thai Boxing title at 60kg. He had turned vegan three years previously after previously reducing animal products consumption. the title meant he had to face two of the most challenging National champions - from Thailand and the US. Now retired, he trains for fun and has also run marathons and ultramarathons.
Amanda is a boxing champion, bodybuilder and trainer who is passionate about animals. She came from a family of boxers and has won the Chicago Golden Gloves title an amazing four times. She has also won a North America bodybuilding title.
Amanda turned vegan aged 29, although she stopped eating meat aged 5 when she discovered that animals were killed for it, and ate very little dairy until she went full vegan. She has rescued dogs and brings her passion for animals to her gym training, proudly wearing vegan logos at every opportunity. ... click to read more.