ATHLETES GONE VEGAN
In 2013 he set a world record in yoke walk by carrying a 550kg yoke at Toronto Veg Fest. After the amazing feat he told the audience:
“This is a message to all those out there who think that you need animal products to be fit and strong. Almost two years after becoming vegan I am stronger than ever before and I am still improving day by day. Don't listen to those self proclaimed nutrition gurus and the supplement industry trying to tell you that you need meat, eggs and dairy to get enough protein. There are plenty of plant-based protein sources and your body is going to thank you for stopping feeding it with dead-food. Go vegan and feel the power!”
-David Carter of the Arizona Cardinals NFL-
David Carter decided to go vegan in February of 2014, his entire life changed. Like many athletes, Carter suffered from nagging conditions such as tendonitis, chronic inflammation, nerve damage and muscle fatigue, but once he stopped consuming animal products, his ailments disappeared.
- Venus and Serena Williams
The tennis ace sisters announced they were going fully vegan almost four years ago. They smashed it in the doubles during the 2012 Olympics a few months later.
Amare Stoudemire used to play for the Knicks.
Stoudemire credits vegan diet for success!
-The Olympic rower and tumour survivor, David Smith MBE is a plant-powered athlete who won gold at the 2009 World Rowing Championships.
- Mr Universe 2014 winner Barny du Plessis is a professional bodybuilder.
He has competed in 55 contests over 20 years and came close to retirement – until he went vegan. The Brit winner recently ditched animal product from his diet and has managed to gain even more mass (now 107 kg)
Set five World Records in various disability winter sports including bobsleigh, downhill skiing and ski jumping. She describes herself as the fastest disabled woman on earth following her 167km speed skiing record.
Check out what 4-time championship winner, John Salley had to say about changing up his diet-