Jim Morris is a bodybuilder who has had an amazing career well into his older years. In the picture above he is aged 61. Read More
Tough tackles and uncompromising play aside: Mike has shown a gentler side. He's been recognised for his dedication to community involvement and local kids, winning the AHL Man of the Year award.
Steph Davis is continuing to push the boundaries of her sport and has recently been featured on the front page of ‘Climbing’ magazine.
Peter Ebdon has reached the final stages of the World Snooker championships for the 22nd consecutive time, a historical milestone for the vegan.
German strongman Patrik Baboumian was invited to compete against some of the world's strength elite this month. Despite the high standard Patrik made an impression on the event and emphasised that his place among the world's best is justified.
In another tough challenge, vegan athlete Fiona Oakes ran the North Pole marathon in extreme conditions. Her performance was outstanding and resulted in a course record and victory in the women's race.
Sarah discusses the reactions she has received from team dietitians.
Marathon and ultra marathon runners Fiona Oakes is taking on one of her toughest challenges yet - a marathon run across Polar ice caps in temperatures of -30 C and below. This is part of her plan to join the elite group of runners who have run on all continents and the polar cap.
Boxer, kickboxer and drummer Emily Jans won the Australian Amateur boxing title last year and defended it against the best in her country.
Pairs skater Meagan Duhamel and her partner have acheived their ambition of a bronze medal at the World Championships this month.
Ultra runner Catra Corbett took on the Razorback 100 mile event this month and came away with overall first place, beating all the men as well as her female rivals.
Ultra marathon runner Scott Jurek was recently featured in a Runners World evaluation of the greatest runners of all time. Scott made the last eight.
It's only February and Meagan Duhamel has won her second Gold of the year. It's also her first international title.
In the latest installment of our series of interviews with Paralympian, Sarah Stewart, we learn about her diet, some of her favourite foods and her view on supplements. Check it out.
Canadian skater Meagan Duhamel has successfully defended her national goal in an incredibly high standard national competition.
Sarah Stewart has had another terrific year which included winning a Silver paralympic medal and being nominated as one fo the five Vegan Athletes of the year. The Australian wheelchair basketball player has fitted in this with a busy schedule that involves study towards post degree qualifications and teaching.
We were particularly grateful to Sarah for taking some time out of her schedule to speak to GVA about her medals, competition and veganism.
Strongman Patrik rounds off a year of world records and strongman titles by being voted Vegan Athlete of the Year.
By the end of December we will have discovered who is the Vegan Athlete of the Year 2012. This is your chance to cast your vote and select the athlete who has achieved most from the five athletes most nominated by visitors to Great Vegan Athletes.
Tell us your nomination now for the Greastest Vegan Athlete of the Year 2012!
Canadian skater Meagan Duhamel and her partner Eric have won silver in the international 'Skate Canada' competition on October 27th. The Canadian champions are going from strength to strength based partly on a determined work ethic.
"Right from the second the music started we were relaxed, we were calm" explained Meagan. "As we stroked into our first elements, I was like, ‘We’re really going to do it.’"
Patrik Baboumian continues his successful year. The new European Powerlifting champion has added two World Records to his acheivements as he settles into competition in the higher weight category.