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Vegan Vegetarian Sportspeople

Abel Trujillo

Let’s stop eating innocent animals! Save our planet Mother Earth, save the animals, save yourself! You will feel better...

Adam Myerson

I want to be an example for other current or potential vegan/vegetarian athletes, to show them that they're not alo...

Alexey Voevoda

First, I no longer eat the suffering and pain of defenseless animals. Secondly, my body has become lighter, so to say “c...
Anthony Mullally

Anthony Mullally

As a sportsman, I know that Viva!'s professional advice on health and nutrition will be invaluable to me. Viva! is...

Barny du Plessis – aka Mr Universe

Mass farming methods are disgusting, shameful, inhumane and barbaric. It is totally unsustainable and ecologically disas...

Brendan Brazier

70 percent of [grain] grown in North America is consumed by animals, not by humans, and it takes 16 pounds of grain to n...
Cam Awesome

Cam Awesome

I get better quality protein than the average carnivore by being plant based."

Carl Lewis

My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet."

Catherine Johnson

I knew that rainforest land was used by large corporations for animals to graze, and did not want to contribute to envir...

Catra Corbett

We had steers and lambs on our property when I was a child. I came home one day and out of nine head of cattle all had b...

Christine Vardaros

A plant-based diet is certainly the key to getting the most out of our bodies. It also feels great to know that no anim...

Christopher Campbell

Being a vegetarian, not eating saturated fats, my arteries aren't clogged up. Oxygen goes to the cells, waste is de...

David Carter

People ask me if I want to get a steak and I tell them I actually don’t eat that, or any meat or dairy. They’re usually...
David Haye

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 pig...
David Hayes

David Hayes

Going Vegan made me stronger than I've ever been

Dean Howell

Whilst I have been a vegan I have enjoyed the most successful period in my career." "The most frequently asked...

Ed Templeton

Once you read about the meat and dairy industry and the things they do, it is hard to keep supporting them. I didn'...
Fiona Oakes

Fiona Oakes

Obviously, the health benefits of being vegan are written in stone but I honestly believe the most benefit to me being v...

Griff Whalen

Breakfast is oatmeal, fruit and whatever else I want to throw into it. And then lunch and dinner, a rice and bean kind o...

Harri Nieminem

I think that vegan diet is best anyway and it works for me. It's so easy to being vegan nowadays."
Heather Mills vegan gold and silver medal winners in world disabled skiing events

Heather Mills

Okay, what would be good for my family, the animals and good for the planet? It is without any argument eating a vegan d...
Jack Linquvist

Jack Linquvist

It was truly a ‘eureka’ moment. I had a bunch of friends that were vegan while I still ate meat and dairy. I have alway...

Jake Shields

“I’m a vegetarian and it’s always been a way of life. It seems normal.”

Jason Gillespie

“These slaughterhouses, dairies and piggeries, zoos. It’s cruel and it’s speciesism at its very worst and I don’t want t...
Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe

"My girlfriend said I have to do it. She puts on these documentaries. It’s always helpful when you have someone aro...
Kendrick Yahcob Farris

Kendrick Yahcob Farris

How do you get back to what is the most purest form of our life, our being, and it started with the food."
Madi Serpico

Madi Serpico

I did some research and watched Forks over Knives and Earthlings and decided that I didn’t want any part of animal cruel...
Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova

I believe that moving towards a more plant-based diet, was the major reason I was able to continue playing professional...

Meagan Duhamel

I’m a very compassionate person so hearing about animal abuse kind of triggered something in me that maybe I should try...
Morgan Mitchell

Morgan Mitchell

My now ex boyfriend had watched a few documentaries and showed me them and said we should go vegan. I dropped everything...

Neil Robertson

It certainly makes me feel like a better person for the change and knowing we can get everything we need on a plant base...

Patrik Baboumian

What happened when I went vegan, was the iron deficiency went away, because the dairy products were the problem. They we...

Peter Ebdon

I will be a vegan for life now, there's no way I'd ever go back to eating meat and dairy. I believe it's...

Phil Neville

Two and a half million animals a day are being slaughtered. That is a damning statistic that we need to do something abo...

Rich Roll

I have found that I am able to repair my body and recover well from workouts and am able to bounce back fresh day in and...

Russell Martin

When you research it and take a step back from eating any animal products you realise how badly they are treated and ask...

Ryan Nelson

It didn't take much more then then a couple documentaries and the ole' lady switching to a vegan diet to persu...

Scott Jurek

Not only seeing the health benefits and issues with eating animal foods, it was the environmental edge too that made me...
Tim Shieff

Tim Shieff

Injustices can’t go on forever, and we’re in the midst of a massive shift. 20% of 16- to 25-year-olds are now vegetarian...

Torre Washington

I really didn't want to be considered a hypocrite. I wanted to make sure that if I'm gonna be part of the Rast...

Will Tucker

It happened in phases for me. In 1991 I stopped eating pork, in 2000 I stopped eating red meat, in 2006 I gave up all m...