Famous Vegetarian and Vegan Bodybuilders, Athletes, Sportmen and Sportwomen

Posted: January 18, 2011 in Ahimsa, Body-consciousness., Diet, Famous Vegetarians, Fitness, food, Health, Vegan, Vegetarianism

There are many athletes on the sport’s world who are vegetarian and vegans… In the video I have enclosed here you will see that there are many sportsmen and sportwomen who have decided not to eat meat for a lot of reasons—one of the reasons is that meating-eating is unhealthy, and that meat is absolutely unnecessary for a truly health lifestyle.

Here is a list of some of the greatest athletes:
Albert Beckles – Bodybuilder
Alexander Dargatz – Bodybuilder, German athlete, 2005 Body-Building World Champion, and physician
Andreas Cahling – Swedish Bodybuilder
Anthony Peeler – Basketball Player
Anton Innauer – Olympic Gold Medal In Ski Jumping
Aura Andrew – Bodybuilder
B J Armstrong – Basketball Player Star
Bill Pear – Bodybuilder
Bill Walton – Baskeball Player and Sportscaster
Billie Jean King – Tennis Player
Brendan Brazier – Professional Ironman Triathlete, Speaker and Author – Vegan
Carl Lewis – American Track and Field Athlete, 10 Olympic medals including 9 golds, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were golds
Chris Campbell – American world champion wrestler
Chris Prince – Vegan Muay Tai and Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
Christine Vardaros – Profesional Cyclist (Cyclo-Cross)
Cory Everson – Bodybuilder, 6 Times Mr. Olympia
Craig Heath – Professional Figure Skater
Dave Scott – Triathlete and Coach – Six times Ironman World Champion – Vegan
Denise Nicole – Professional Model and Bodybuilder
Desmond Howard – American professional football player
Donny Lalonde – Canadian professional boxer
Dr. Ruth Heidrich – Triathlete, Health Books – ‘Extreme mama’
Ed Bauer – Bodybuilder
Ed Templeton – Proffesional Skateboarder
Edwin Moses – Track and Field athlete, Olympic champion – 4 Golden Medals
Elena Walendzik – 2005 German featherweight boxing champion
Eustace Miles – Tennis player and author, 10 time British Tennis Champion
Giacomo Marchese – Bodybuilder
Jack LaLanne – American fitness, exercise and nutritional expert, celebrity, lecturer, and motivational speaker
Jacque Vaughn – American professional basketball player
Jim Morris – Mr America 1973 y Mister Olympia 1996
Joel Kirkilis – Bodybuilder and Lifter, Victoria (Aus) Bodybuilding champion, 2009
John Salley – Basketball Player
Johnny Weissmuller – Swimmer and Actor of Tarzan
Judy Ledenlge – British world hang gliding champion
Jutta Müller – German Skater and Skating Coach, windsurfing World Cup champion
Kathy Johnson – American Artistic gymnast and commentator
Kenneth G. Williams – Professional Vegan Bodybuilder
Killer Kowalski – Canadian professional wrestler, He trained WWE professional wrestlers, including Triple H
Leroy Burrell – American track & field star, Olympic champion
Leslie Marx – American fencer and two-time national champion
Luiz Freitas – Bodybuilder
Mac Danzig – Professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighter and Instructor
Marv Levy – Professional American and Canadian Football coach
Murray Rose – Men’s Swimming at 17 – 4 Golden Medals for Australia
Paavo Nurmi – Finnish long-distance runner and 12-time Olympic medal winner
Pat Reeves – Marathon Runner, Personal Trainer, BAWLA Coach and Fitness Consultant
Patrick Reiners – Bodybuilder
Peter Hussing – Boxing Champion
Ricardo Moreira – Vegan MMA Fighter
Rich Roll – Athlete
Rob Bigwood – Profesional Armwrestler
Robbie Hazeley – Vegan Bodybuilder (53 years Old)
Robert Cheeke – Vegan Bodybuilder, President of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness – VeganBodybuilding.com
Robert Lichtenwalner – Mountain Biker
Robert Millar – Scottish professional cyclist who won the King of the Mountains competition
Robert Parish – Baskeball Player, NBA Star
Roy Hilligenn – Bodybuilder, Mr. America 1951
Ruth Heidrich – American Health Educator and Three-time Ironman Contestant
Ryan Wilson – Strength Athlete, Strongman competition
Salim Stoudamire – Professional Basketball Player in the NBA
Scott Jurek – Ultramarathoner
Sebastian Grubb – Fitness Trainer, Nutrition Coach, Professional Dancer
Silken Laumann – Canadian champion rower 2 Golden Medals
Tiffany Croker – Weightlifter
Tim VanOrden – Track & Field, Road Racing, Mountain Running, Stair Climbing
Toni Innauer – Sky Jumper
Tony LaRussa – American Baseball Team Manager
Tonya Kay – Professional Dancer
Torre Washington – Bodybuilder
Weia Reinboud – Masters High jumper
Willie Austin – Former World Class Athlete, internationally recognised As Strength Trainer

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