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Plant-Based Super Athletes

  1. Patrik Baboumian: Strongman with world records in carrying heavy objects.
  2. Tia Blanco: Gold medalist in Women's World Surfing Championship.
  3. Carl Lewis: Track and field athlete with 9 Olympic medals.
  4. Scott Jurek: Ultra-running legend with numerous world records to his name.
  5. Fiona Oakes: long distance running who runs an animal sanctuary in England.
  6. David Meyer: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has won several championships in his age category.
  7. Rich Roll: The first person to finish 5 triathlons on the 5 islands of Hawaii on 5 successive days.
  8. Meagan Duhamel: Pair skater with Olympic medals.
  9. Martina Navratilova: Tennis legend with 59 Grand Slam titles. Her last title was at age 49.
  10. Kendrick Farris: The only weightlifter to represent USA in 2016 Olympics.
  11. Tim Shieff: Free runner with excellent times in Ninja Warrior.
  12. Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei: Mind-boggling, superhuman feats of human endurance.

These athletes explain their vegan life journey: what motivated them to change, what they eat every day and how food affects their training. A common question posed to these athletes is 'Where do you get your protein from'? Watch these videos to find out!

Videos Of Kids Saying No To Meat

Short YouTube home videos showing kids aged 2 to 8 who explain why they don't want to eat meat. Each one is driven by compassion.

Inspiring Personal Stories

  1. Josh LaJauine: 420 lbs in 2009. Started walking and running. Switched to plant-based diet. In 2016, he was preparing for a 100-mile race. Featured on Runner's World Cover Page.
  2. "Mutual Rescue": A 6-minute short film narrating the personal story of Eric O'Grey and his dog Peety.
  3. Ruth Heidrich: 81-year old cancer survivor. Has finished many triathlons and long distance races.
  4. Dr Heather Shenkman: Ironman triathlete and cardiologist.
  5. Dr Garth Davis: bariatric surgeon who switched to plant based diet and wrote a book called 'Proteinaholic'.
Plant-Based Hollywood Celebrities

Videos by celebrities like Alicia Silverstone, Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Pfeiffer, Pamela Anderson and Carol Alt.

Plant-Based Bollywood Celebrities

A surprisingly large number of Bollywood celebrities are vegan: Sonam Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Kiran Rao, Neha Dhupia, Richa Chadda, Mallika Sherawat, Kangana Ranaut, Adah Sharma, Aamir Khan, Harshvardhan Rane, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Esha Gupta, R Madhavan, Lisa Haydon

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