Vegan Athletes and their Achievements

As vegans in numbers are expanding, therefore numbers of Vegan Athletes are also growing. Since a vegan diet can not only meet its nutritional requirements. But also give several benefits in return. Here are some popular Vegan Athletes. Let’s have a look at the Vegan Athletes!

As vegans in numbers are expanding, therefore numbers of Vegan Athletes are also growing. Since a vegan diet can not only meet its nutritional requirements. But also give several benefits in return. Here are some popular Vegan Athletes. Let’s have a look at the Vegan Athletes!

As plant foods are easier to absorb, yet supply the body with sufficient energy from carbohydrates, protein. As well as a variety of antioxidants & anti-inflammatory agents. As a result, vegan diets can also assist to recover quickly. Thus easily providing energy.

Below are the instances to show the wide range of sports and achievements of vegan athletes. Thus achieving remarkable achievements in their athletic careers.

Names of Top 10 Vegan Athletes

Scott Jurek

He is an ultra-marathon runner from the US. Scott Jurek. Also, he was the first winner from the USA of the Spartathon (246k) race. As well as being 4 times winner in the Leona Divide 50 mile-long race. Whereas he also broke 11 race records for the ultra marathon. And won at least 24 ultra marathons between 79km and 246kms. Hence it is also the first time that Scott has been the winner of the American Spartathon (Millwork 100k).

For the 24-hour race in Greece, he was the American record maker, and he raced 165 miles. While, on the Appalachian Trail, he also established the global record in July 2015. By reaching 2189 miles, 14 States, and a height difference of 515,000 feet in just over 46 days. On average, he runs 50 miles a day.

Since 1977 Scott has been vegan.

Patrik Baboumian- Vegan Athletes

Also known as Germany’s strongest man. His world record of carrying 550 kg weight for over 10 meters long distance is stunning. With lifting 165 kg weight he also holds the world log lift record in the 105 kg weight category. Along with the German heavyweight log lift record. That’s why the maximum heavy log lifting done by him is 190 kgs.

In 2012 for the fourth time in a row, he won the German log lift title. Also, set a world record of 115 kgs. Whereas in 2012, he also won the European Powerlifting Championship, with a 300 kg squat, a 200 kgs bench, and a deadlift of 330 kgs. Besides it, he also grabbed this European Powerlifting title in the city of Finland.

Patrik Baboumian was invited in 2013 to participate against some of the sport’s elite of the FIBO Champions League. By earning a victory on the crucifix.

Patrik Baboumian is a Vegan Athlete from 1977 to date.

Mac Danzig

Mac Danzig from the USA is MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter. He is also practicing veganisms since 2004. Since Mac was very active in the top levels of mixed martial arts and in 2004. So, his shift towards plant based diet made him discover himself as a vegan trainer.

Additionally, he won the Lightweight Championship in the King Of The Cage tournament in 2005. Consecutively, 4 times, he was able to hold this championship title. Later that year Mac Danzig also won The Ultimate Fighter 6 competition.

From 2004 onwards, Mac Danzig is one of the popular Vegan Athletes.

Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier is a Canadian triathlete who won a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile cycle. And also Marathon runs at Olympic distance, half Iron man and full Iron man. However, holding the record 2 times. For the Bigfoot Half Iron man race and has also been the Canadian Champion 50K twice.

Brendan is a major promoter of the herbal diet. Especially for the Vegan Athletes as well as speak & share openly the benefits of this vegan lifestyle. As it makes him easier to train and recover quickly.

Briefly, he is also a long-term vegan freak.

Tim Shieff

Tim Shieff is free runner and parkour athlete from the United Kingdom. Known by ‘Livewire’ as a free runner name, Tim Shieff is one of the best-known and most successful free runner athletes.

In 2014, in the American Ninja Warrior Competition, Tim Shieff finished in 62 seconds and beating the earlier world record by 10 seconds. He was also the captain of the European team and played a key role in making his team win the competition.

Tim Shieff is Vegan from last 12 years.

Fiona Oakes

Fiona Oakes is a marathon runner from UK. In the past 10 years, Fiona has been running numerous marathons and is a firefighter as well.

She was once an honored cyclist and won numerous marathons in the United Kingdom. In 2013, she ranked third defeating over two men and broke the women’s race record by an astonishing 45 minutes time gap in the 2013 North Pole marathon, in which she not only competed but also won in the women’s race.

She was the quickest woman ever to finish a marathon on all continents later that year. She also set the world record in Guinness Book for all these marathons for the shortest time, and also set the record for the Antarctic Ice Marathon as part of that marathon series.

She ran in the Rio marathon in July 2014, breaking two of her personal world records which were recorded in Guinness book. In seven consecutive days, Fiona took seven marathons and in 2015 she had to run a seven day marathon, and that too each on a different continent.

Fiona Oakes has been practicing vegan from a long time.

Catherine Johnson

Catherine Johnson is a cyclocross champion from USA. Catherine worked as a cycling messenger and started serious cyclocross racing after a number of marathons in 1999-2000.

Getting in the top 8 position in the 2006 Capital Cross Classic and top 6th position in the 2006 Boulder Short Track Series are among the highlights of his achievements. In 2005 she also won the Cyclocross Boulder Series. Catherine is keen on excelling as a cyclist and fees proud to be a vegan.

Catherine Johnson is on a vegan diet since 1998.

Catra Corbett

Catra Corbett is an ultra marathon runner from USA. Catra Corbett has been running in more than 250 UMBs. She owns the record in the women’s category of completing the John Muir Trail two times, which is a total of 424 miles, and as a woman she holds the the second-best all-time result of 212 miles.

She participated in her 80th 100-mile race in November 2011. She competed in her 86th race in the beginning of 2013 in the Razorback 100, at 100 miles where she won as the universal winner, defeating and winning over all male rivals.

Catra Corbett is a vegan from a long time.

Steph Davis

Steph Davis is a mountain climber from USA. In the sporting arena of US rock climbing, Steph Davis created history as a women.She was the only female rock climber to climb free on several popular summits, such as Torre Egger,which is in Patagonia and was the second to climb openly the height of El Capitan which is in Yosemite National Park, in a single day .

In addition to overcoming several difficult ascents, Steph has carried out numerous tough jumps and is an exceptional wingsuit flyer.

Ruth Heidrich

Ruth Heidrich is an endurance athlete from USA. In 1982, at the age of 47, Ruth got the diagnosis of severe breast cancer which compelled her to become vegan.

For all distance races, like the 1st Ironman Triathlon and Japan Ironman Triathlon in New Zealand, she received more than 900 medals in 1988. She triumphed in the US National Senior Olympic Triathlon in 1997 and excelled first in seven separate track and 10k road race in her age groups in the National Senior Olympics in Hawaii.