Athletes

Let’s stop eating innocent animals! Save our planet Mother Earth, save the animals, save yourself! You will feel better mind, body & spirit!”

Martial artist and UFC fighter.

After the transition to a vegetarian diet, I feel better with increased speed and strength.

Alexey Voyevoda is a Russian bobsledder and professional armwrestler. He has been a raw vegetarian for over two years, and spoke of his diet with TV Channel Boets: After the transition to a vegetarian diet, I feel better with increased speed and strength. You just need to eat the right foods,...

 English rugby union coach and retired player

One of the greatest American alpine skiers of all time, Miller has won five Olympic medals, including gold in Vancouver in 2010. He was raised as a vegetarian on an organic farm in New Hampshire. 

"I've found that a person does not need protein from meat to be a successful athlete. In fact, my best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet."

"I knew that rainforest land was used by large corporations for animals to graze, and did not want to contribute to environmental degradation. I also found I felt healthier, more energetic, and...

“A plant-based diet is certainly the key to getting the most out of our bodies. It also feels great to know that no animal had to suffer for my successes.”

Professional cyclist Christine “Peanut” Vardaros has competed in major races against the best in the world in road, cyclocross and mountain biking. She has won many events in all three disciplines, as well as placed top ten in cyclocross World Cups and represented USA three times in the World...

Wrestling champion. 

"I watched a TV documentary about how animals are farmed, killed and prepared for us to eat, I saw all those cows and pigs and realised I couldn't be a part of it any more. It was horrible. I did...

David David "The Hayemaker" Haye - the English professional boxer from London and former WBA heavyweight champion - went vegan in December 2013.
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/others/david-haye-...

I watched a TV documentary about how animals are farmed, killed and prepared for us to eat, I saw all those cows and pigs and realised I couldn't be a part of it any more. It was horrible. I did...

 

David "The Hayemaker" Haye is a British professional boxer and widely recognised as one of the best boxers of his generation, boasting a 86.2% knockout ratio. He’s one of only two boxers to become a unified cruiserweight world champion, winning three out of the four major world titles...

Twice the Olympic 400m hurdles gold medallist, Moses went on one of the most incredible winning streaks in the history of sport when he won 122 successive races between 1977 and 1987, breaking four world records along the way.

Obviously, the health benefits of being vegan are written in stone but I honestly believe the most benefit to me being vegan is that I do not carry the burden of guilt that I would have to endure...

Fiona Oakes is a vegan marathon runner (and also a firefighter and runs an animal sanctuary for over 400 animals): 
"I like to encourage people to think about veganism in a positive way. I try to break down stereotypes and myths attached to veganism by my actions. I am one of only 800...

Since my new interest and stance on defending animals and joining many animal activist groups, I've received hundreds of emails of support around the world.

Georges Laraque is a 13-year NHL veteran who has played for the Edmonton Oilers, Phoenix Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens.

http://georgeslaraque.com/vg-vegan.php 

It is impossible to ignore the ethical and environmental aspects of our meat-eating culture.

Greg Chappell captained Australia for two periods, 1975-1977 and the again from 1979 until his retirement in 1984. He was the leading batsman of his time.

Thai boxer

Okay, what would be good for my family, the animals and good for the planet? It is without any argument eating a vegan diet. It's as simple as that!

“It was truly a ‘eureka’ moment. I had a bunch of friends that were vegan while I still ate meat and dairy. I have always been a bit of an environmentalist, walking or riding my bike instead of...

Professional track-racing cyclist, winner of nine race victories, vegan throughout his cycling career.
“I feel that my vegan diet allows me to recover quicker than I would on a similar, meat based diet. I have more energy, and can get back on my feet quicker, and with less soreness after...

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