Are there any vegan Olympians?
1. Serena Williams. Professional tennis player and four-time Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams has been vegan since 2012. Serena told Bon Appetit that she cleaned up her diet and started eating vegan when her sister Venus was diagnosed with Sjogren.
Can sprinters be vegan?
From track sprinting to ultramarathons and extreme running, vegans have excelled in a variety of races. Some of the world’s best runners of all time are vegan, and some of the most impressive achievements have been made by vegan runners.
Was Carl Lewis a vegetarian?
Carl Lewis wasn’t a vegetarian when he won four gold medals in Los Angeles in 1984, but turning vegan later in his career only seemed to help. In 1991 he won the 100m at the world championships at the age of 30 in a world record.
Does Carl Lewis drink soy milk?
For over 25 years, track and field Hall of Famer Carl Lewis has been using Silk Soymilk as his go-to complete plant-based protein beverage.
Are any Olympic athletes vegetarian?
Athletes at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics who are passionate about the power of plants to help them up their game include: Basketball player Diana Taurasi, who started a vegan diet in 2015. Sprinter Kaylin Whitney, who went plant-based to prepare for the Olympics. Vegan skateboarders Micky Papa and Amelia Brodka.