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Patrik excels in European Powerlifting Championships

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 12:12

Finland have hosted the European powerlifting championships, which provided an opportunity for Germany's Patrik Baboumian to demonstrate the incedible lifts he has acheived in private training.

Despite a number of setbacks the tournement proved successful for the vegan. Click here for a full report and videos.

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Joni hits the Finnish finals

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 19:03

Strongman competitor Joni Purmonen qualified for phase one of Finland's Strongest Man 105kg category. There he was faced with a 350kg wheelbarrow, 200kg power stairs and a Viking Press. In a tight field Joni narrowly missed out on a place in the last stage of the finals.

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Rich Roll releases "Finding Ultra"

Sat, 06/02/2012 - 19:57

Inspirational books in sport already exist in hundreds, but Rich's new release offers far more as it chronicles his emergence from a sedentary overweight middle aged man to ultradistance triathlete competing with the best in the world.

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Scott Jurek features in TV advert

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 20:45

Scott Jurek is featuring in an advertising campaign for a new-energy car. The advert features several enormous sporting acheivements, including Scott's American 24 hour endurance record.

The advert is being shown on UK television.

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James Wilks

Sun, 05/13/2012 - 12:25

James Wilks is an English MMA professional who won UFC. He's a qualified instructor in a number of martial arts. James narrowly misses out on a full profile on this site because he occasionally eats honey, but is an enthusiastic supporter of a plant-based diet, which he adopted after researching nutrition and responding well to cutting out meat and dairy.

James' initial desire to change diet was to improve athletic performance, but he now is also motivated by ethical and environmental factors.

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Fiona Oakes completes Marathon des Sables

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 22:36

Taking on Marathon des Sables is a challenge enough for even the most accomplished of athletes, but Fiona has overcome further challenges and still completed this astounding undertaking.

 

A few days before the event started, a horse Fiona was caring for accidentally stood on her foot causing a fracture.  She went ahead as normal and a few days later was at the start line.  An allergic reaction to her socks caused an inflammation which lasted for days.

 

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Meagan wins Gold in Canada!

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 22:29

Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel has acheived a lifelong ambition by winning Gold at the Canadian national championships. The vegan skated with her partner Eric Radford to win their first pairs title. Their performance attracted widespread critical acclaim and was considered to be of the highest international standard.

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Fiona Oakes takes on 'World's Toughest Footrace'

Tue, 03/27/2012 - 21:31

Marathon runner Fiona Oakes is taking on one of the toughest events known to humanity. Marathon des Sables is a 154 mile race across sand and uneven ground in the extreme heat of the Sahara Desert.

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Jake Shields wins in Japan

Tue, 03/13/2012 - 13:26

Martial artist Jake Shields acheived a well-received win over a dangerous grappling expert. Jake took on a Judo expert who was experienced in higher weight categories. The match included some expert throws, but Jake dealt with them all and relied on his excellent striking. The win means lifelong vegetarian and bow vegan Jake has won 79% of his career fights.

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