Morgan is a sprinter who specializes in the 400 meters.
She’s represented Australia on numerous occasions including at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Morgan says, "I have been a proud vegan for nine years now. It started for health and nutrition reasons but it has grown into so much more. Animals and food have now become a great passion of mine."'
Football pro, former NFL linebacker
As a professional football player, David used to believe that eating animal
products was essential to be big and strong. "The more I learned, the more
my body benefited and my results came quickly. More energy, shorter recovery time, increased stamina, improved
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World-leading climber, base jumper, and sky-diver
Reprinted from The Vegan Society:
"Steph and is the only woman to have free-solo climbed a 5.11 grade mountain. Having been a vegan for 12 years, Steph began venturing into the lifestyle to improve her athletic abilities as a climber, and soon discovered veganism reached aspects of her whole life: 'I have found that eating a vegan diet gives me optimum physical and mental awareness.' She also believes that 'going vegan has given her a better adaptive connection with her environment.'"
"Fun fact: Steph was also the first woman to summit the 2685 m icy peak of Torre Egger in Argentina."
strength, and the peace of mind that no one had to die in order for me to live. Every one of my nagging injuries is gone. Tendonitis, inflammation, scar tissue, nerve damage, and chronic muscle fatigue all corrected themselves within months of adopting veganism.
"Converting to a whole foods plant-based lifestyle was the best decision I could have ever made for my body, mind, and spirit. The average life span of a professional football player is only fifty-six (due to extreme consumption of animal products which leads to heart disease, stroke, cancers, and other chronic illnesses), by making this one small change not only have I saved my own life but the countless lives of voiceless and defenseless animals everywhere. Not to mention veganism is great for our planet as well. Becoming vegan has given me a greater purpose, something bigger than myself
to fight for, and fight I will. the300poundvegan.com
Race-car driving champion
Reprinted from The Vegan Society:
"Leilani is a professional racing car driver with a penchant for breaking records: the self-described ‘vegan hippie
in a racecar’ finished 4th in the Texas Motor Speedway, breaking the record for fastest time for a female driver at the track. Leilani is also a passionate advocate for ethical and environmental concerns, and became vegan four years ago for sustainability reasons. She says, 'Everyone is focused on fossil fuels but more greenhouse gas emissions come from raising animals for food than all of the planes, trains, cars, trucks, ships, and all forms of fossil fuel based transportation put together.'”
"Fun fact: Leilani has raced in a car designed to look
like an orca whale to highlight the unethical treatment
of animals at Seaworld."
World-Champion Figure Skater
"I'm honored to be recognized in the vegan sports community with this recognition. I have been a proud
vegan for nine years now. It started for health and nutrition reasons but it has grown into so much more. Animals and food have now become a great passion of mine.