Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Athletes

Peter Ebdon

Peter Ebdon is a top ranking professional snooker player and has won titles of both World Champion and UK Champion. In 2012 he adopted a vegan diet, partly to improve his sporting performance.

Neil Robertson

Neil Robertson is a top ranking professional snooker player and adopted a vegan diet ahead of his UK Championship win. He has won the triple crown of World Championship and the Masters.

Jack Linquvist

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 a particularly brutal workout.”

Madi Serpico

Triathlete winning Bronze at the Xterra World off-road triathlon, gold at the Wildflower triathlon under 19 category four times and the 20- 24 category twice, placed as 4th female in 2013.  In 2010 she was named Off-Road Triathlete of the year.  In 2013 she was named Alberta under 23 Athlete of the Year.

The triathlon is a demanding endurance event, with the Olympic distance starting with a 1500m swim, followed by a 40k cycle and a 10k run. Madi went vegetarian at age 16 and then vegan in 2012.

Bode Miller

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

Subscribe to RSS - Athletes