The TryVeg Guide to Vegan Sports Equipment

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Many sports leagues won’t  take place this summer due to coronavirus lockdowns. But many of us desperately want to get out and play in the sunshine. Vegan sports gear, however, can be tricky to navigate, but we all know that veganism goes way beyond what you eat.  Equipment like baseball gloves and dance shoes are often with leather–an undeniably cruel …

Vegan-Strong Athletes and Their Stories

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TryVeg has partnered with vegan athletes like professional race car driver Leilani Münter; ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll; and one of the world’s strongest men, Patrik Baboumian. In a new series of videos, these three athletes explain what motivated them to go vegan and how eating a plant-based diet has helped them excel in their sport. These athletes are busting myths that you …

COK’s TryVeg.com Helps Fuel Leilani Münter’s Vegan Strong Race Car!

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Compassion Over Killing (COK) is proud to join A Well-Fed World as a sponsor of race car driver Leilani Münter‘s Vegan Strong car, soon to hit the track at the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. Leilani is a professional race car driver and environmental activist who drives a 100% solar-powered Tesla. Sports Illustrated has named her one of the top ten female race car drivers in …

Vegan-Strong: Patrik Baboumian, Built by Plants

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Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan-Strong Athlete videos feature sports and fitness starts who are healthy, strong, and powered by a plant-based diet! In our new video, we talk with Patrik Baboumian, known as “Vegan Badass.” One of the world’s strongest men, Patrik shares the inspiring story of how he is fueled by his compassion for all animals and a healthy vegan …

Vegan-Strong Athlete: Rich Roll

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Get Ready. Set. Go: Compassion Over Killing is excited to launch our new video series, Vegan-Strong Athletes! We’ll be featuring numerous sports and fitness stars who are healthy, strong, and powered by plants. In our first video, we talk with ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, who shares the inspiring story of how a whole-foods, plant-based diet completely transformed his life. He’s …

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On the Cover: It’s a Vegan Runner’s World!

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The October issue of Runner’s World is a Nutrition Special that boasts the magazine’s makeover – it’s “more inspiring, useful, and delightful.” Most notably, though, there’s a vegan runner featured on the cover of this mainstream publication: Micah Risk. After admiring those awesome VEGAN socks, you might be wondering, who is Micah Risk? As Runner’s World explains, “She’s a regular …

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Champion Boxer David Haye “The Hayemaker” Goes Vegan

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British heavyweight champion boxer David Haye, also known as “The Hayemaker,” has joined the ranks of the many athletes choosing vegan foods for both compassion and a competitive edge. “I watched a TV documentary about how animals are farmed, killed and prepared for us to eat,” Haye states. “I saw all those cows and pigs and realized I couldn’t be …

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At The Sochi Olympics, Vegans are Champions

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Vegan athletes at the Sochi Olympics To compete in the Olympic Games, athletes must be at their peak physical performance. Russian bobsledder Alexey Voyevoda and Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel prove that powerhouse plant-based foods are the way to gain energy, recover quickly and win medals. Meagan Duhamel, competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, won a silver medal in team …