Activists +
Sports Celebrities, Scientists, Politicians, misc.

Shannon Oliver, A Raw Foodist, Vegan bodybuilder 


Some of many Veg*an athletes and other celebrities

Vegan Strongman Patrik Baboumian Breaks World Record

Florida Congressman Goes Vegan - No Meat Athlete Community Site

Vegethletics: Are You Running on Plants?

Ultrarunning Legend Scott Jurek Sets New Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Dangerous Intersections at Sochi - Olympian Seba Johnson Speaks Out - February 2014

Canadian Figure Skater Wins Silver and Inspires Vegans Everywhere - Feb 2014

Meatless in Miami - 'No Meat Athlete' Blogger Offers Five Tips on Vegan - January 2014

78-Year-Old Vegan Male Bodybuilder, Jim Morris - Jan 2014

Vegan Bodybuilder Frank Medrano - October 2013

Boxing champion bats for animal rights - October 2013

Serena Williams, a Vegan, Wins Fifth U.S. Open Championship - Sept 2013

Vegan strongman shoulders 550 kg - a record, perhaps - at vegetarian food fest - Sept 2013

How a "No Meat Athlete" Built His Business - April 2013

Chinese Basketball Star Yao Ming Says No to Ivory - April 2013

Mike Tyson on Vegan Lifestyle - April 2013 - vegan UFC fighter, April 2013

Yao Ming talks about AR activism during zoo visit - Feb 2013

Vegan Body Building - Derek Treesize, Mindy Collette

Vegan 77-Year Old Body Builder - Jack Morris

Inspirational Fiona Oakes - October 2012

Vegan on Venus - September 2012

Ex-NBA star Yao Ming in Kenya for poaching awareness - August 2012

Vegans in Ultra-marathon in Wales - August 2012

British cyclist speaks out on sexism, vegetarianism after winning silver at Olympics - August 2012

Olympic vegetarians: the elite athletes who shun meat - July 2012

Interview with Vegan Triathlete Ruth Heidrich, PhD - July 2012

Vegan Boxer Wins Welterweight Title - June 2012

Diet Tips from Scott Jurek, Ultrarunner and Vegan - 5/12

Amazing Athlete/Animal Defender deserves our support - 3/12

Miami Marlins pitcher Mark Buehrle, wife make case for animal rights - 2/12

Manny Pacquiao vs. the Vegan - Feb 2012

Venus and Serena Williams Going Vegan - Jan 2012

Sculptured by Weights and a Strict Vegan Diet - January 2012

Vegan 15 Peaks 2012 - the Running version! - January 2012
Extreme Vegans Wanted! - Dec 2011

Vegan Sports Model Strips Down for Animals on Sunshine Coast - Nov 2011

Bill Clinton: From McDonald's to vegan - November 2011

Miss Sport Croatia Launches anti-Hunting Campaign - November 2011

Steve Jobs, Innovator And Vegetarian, Praised By PETA - Oct 2011

Eight Veg*an Athletes - Sept 2011

Zigomanis draws interest for his vegetarian lifestyle - Sept 2011

 Vegetarianism all the rage in MMA - Feb 2011

Buehrle Not Backing Down From Slam Against Vick - Feb 2011

Welterweight Jake Shields Fights For Animals - Feb 2011

Jack LaLanne - Jan 2011

Georges Laraque on his new image - Jan 2011

Hockey Player Offers $100K to Move Elephant to a Sanctuary - Dec 2010

Carl Lewis: Olympic Medals through the Vegan Diet

Alexandria Mills - Miss World 2010 - Vegetarian

Hottest Woman in NASCAR is a Vegetarian - Sept 2010

China: This vegetarian kid is kungfu fighting - July 2010

All Vegan Extreme Team Scales Wales - June 2010

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No-meat team runs marathon for animal cause - November 2009

Pam Boteler - Canoe and Kayak Champion, August 2009

Fremont, 87, is a (vegan) man on the run

UK All-Vegan Mountain Climbing Team - June 2009

Georges Laraque - Hockey Tough Guy and Vegan
      Hockey tough guy-turned-politician named Green party deputy leader

John Salley - 4-time NBA Champion.  Four-time NBA champ to lobby Congress

Baseball's Martinez, Marichal : Cocks R Us - Sports Zeros  - Extreme Vegan Walking
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New Plants-Only-Eating For Sports Website

Ronda Rousey Wins Olympic Medal and Becomes Vegan - Aug '08

ESPN Vegetarian Athletes - story, June 2008

Running Raw with Tim VanOrden - April 2008

Princeton Vegetarian Athletes - March 2008

Prince Fielder - Milwaukee Brewers, March 2008

Chris Allen - Hockey Player

Tony Gonzalez - Tight End for the American Football team "Kansas City Chiefs"

Sports Nutritionist and Vegetarian

Mac Danzig - December 2007 - Ultimate Fighter

Jerry Stackhouse

Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes - 2007

Vegan Body Builder Robert Cheeke - November 2007

Maureen Shea - Boxer, Vegan - June 2007

Cesar Ch?ez and Comprehensive Rights

Salim Stoudamire - Vegan on the Atlanta Hawks. April 2007.

Team Vegan Cyclists - March 2007

LSU vegetarian player a rarity - March 2007

Scott Jurek - Course record holder and consecutive seven-time champion of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run; course record holder and defending two-time champion of the Badwater Ultramarathon; the first US runner ever to win Greece's famed 246K Spartathlon.

Tony La Russa

OrganicAthlete Launches Elite Vegan Cycling Team - Sept 2006

Drunovsek -- Dr. Janez Drunovsek, President of Slovenia, About Vegetarianism and Animal Rights

Bodybuilder Williams - Vegan, video interview

Vegan Body Building - Aug. 2006

McGwire -- Home Run king Mark McGwire. Donated money to Animal Rescue Foundation

Members of Vegan Body Builders such as Kenneth Williams, ex champion vegan weightlifter now sports nutritionist Gareth Zeal, UK champion savate kickboxer James Southwood, vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier and a host of other vegan athletes prove that a plant based diet can provide both power and strength to competition standards.

Emperor Asoka -- He ruled India from 265-238 B.C. and outlawed all killing, including slaughtering of animals for food.

Politics -- more on politics and politicians

Tony La Russa; Manager of St. Louis Cardinals

James Donaldson; Dallas Mavericks

Larry Bird; Coach Indiana Pacers -- told Esquire magazine he stopped hunting because "I just don't want to kill anything anymore." c/o Indaina Pacers, 300 Market St. Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Mo Vaughn; Boston Red Sox -- "I don't believe in hunting. Give the animals a gun, and then maybe I'd hunt." c/o Anaheim Angels, Anaheim, CA.

Vegetarians and Vegans

Carl Lewis (Olympic sprinter). 3 minute video on being vegan.
Edwin Moses
Martina Navratilova


Carl Jung, famous psychologist, left the study of medicine because he found vivisection "barbarous, horrible, and most of all superfluous."

Christian Barnard, "I had bought two male chimps from a primate colony in Holland. They lived next to each other in separate cages for several months before I used one as a [heart] donor. When we put him to sleep in his cage in preparation for the operation, he chattered and cried incessantly. We attached no significance to this, but it must have made a great impression on his companion, for when we removed the body to the operating room, the other chimp wept bitterly and was inconsolable for days. The incident made a deep impression on me. I vowed never again to experiment with such sensitive creatures."

Dr. Werner Hartinger, Chief Surgeon, West Germany, 1988. "Vivisection is barbaric, useless, and a hindrance to scientific progress."

Dr. Vernon Coleman, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK. "...many vivisectors still claim that what they do helps save human lives. They are Iying. The truth is that animal experiments kill people, and animal researchers are responsible for the deaths of thousands of men, women and children every year."

Jane Goodall, Primatologist
Frank Cullen, New England Anti Vivisection Society
Tom Regan, Professor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University
Shirley McGreal, International Primate Protection League
Jean Goldenberg/Bob and Loretta Hirsch, Washington Humane Society
Patrice Green/Ann Smart, R.N.s, National Association of Nurses Against Vivisection

Vegetarians and Vegans

Leonardo Da Vinci
Thomas Edison
Albert Einstein (certainly supported, but practiced?)
Sir Isaac Newton
Nikola Tesla

Link to an MS Excel spreadsheet (.xls) with 3 lists of Vegetarian celebrities
Vegetarians Listed by first name


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