Great Vegan Athletes – Meat Industry lies

Many of the most successful sportspeople worldwide are now vegan. While they may differ in that they have decided to go vegan to avoid animal cruelty, for their health, to reduce environmental impact, or other reasons, they have one large similarity. They have proved that excellence and veganism often go together.

Australian Meat industry has been spreading lies for years to eat red meat so you can grow up big and strong, but the opposite is true… just ask a silver back gorilla, or an elephant.

Myths still persist that state that it is not possible to be vegan and be successful in sport. These myths do not have a foundation in science, and athletes build muscle, endurance and ability on plant sources and many go on to achieve great things. The performance of these athletes is proof that veganism can and does enable excellence.


Jim Morris

Jim is known for an outstanding physique in his later years. At 75 he still trains hard and releases bodybuilding photos. The photograph above is him aged 61. He also had a successful career as a younger man and acheived an impressive set of titles. Jim is outspoken in support of the vegan diet which enables his continued health.

Mac Danzig

Mac Danzig is an internationally recognised Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitor who has competed at the highest level. In 2005 Mac won the King Of The Cage Lightweight Championship which he successfully defended four times, and has also won the Ultimate Fighter 6 competition.

Rich Roll

Rich is an elite-level amateur ultra-distance endurance athlete who has competed in the toughest events in the world. He is also an advocate for a plant based diet, which he believes played a large part in his transition from an unhealthy middle-aged man to the top-level athlete he is today.

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