Has a vegan ever won a gold medal?
Tia Blanco won gold at the International Surfing Association Open in 2015 and credits her success to her vegan diet. Blanco reports that a vegan diet helps her stay strong and she enjoys eating different forms of vegan protein like nuts, seeds, beans, and legumes.
What is so special about Edwin Moses?
As a sports administrator, Moses is best known for his skillful and courageous directives in the development of policies against the use of performance-enhancing drugs. He recognized the disastrous effects that rampant use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes could cast upon the sport of track and field.
Is Serena Williams vegan?
It took Williams’ “very picky” mother a while to come round to plant-based meals — the tennis star only recently earned her mother’s seal of approval on a plant-based mushroom soup — but Williams said her family have been hugely supportive of her diet, with Serena being mostly vegan too.
How Edwin Moses trained?
Olympic hurdler Edwin Moses learned about business while an international athlete. The MBA and financial consultant says successful sportspeople are created, not born. A physics major, Moses tailored his own training program and technique.
Can swimmers be vegan?
There are even vegans in the swimming world. Murray Rose, an Olympic swimmer in the 1950s and 1960s, was nicknamed the “Seaweed Streak” because of his choice to eat only vegan and still dominate his competition.