Sports

This main category of Vegan Celebrities, contains all subcategories of Sports and Athletes who are (or were) Vegan.

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

As an athlete, the most important thing is to keep your energy levels consistent—especially as a tennis player, where you’re alone on the court for a best of five match. When playing for 3, 4, 5 hours straight, you need the right fuel… and for me, the right fuel is plant-based.”

David Haye

David Haye

I watched a TV documentary about how animals are farmed, killed and prepared for us to eat. I saw all those cows and pigs and realized I could not be part of it anymore. It was horrible. I did some research to make sure I could still obtain enough protein to fight and, once satisfied that I could, I stopped. I’ll never go back.

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

Becoming a vegan gave me another opportunity to live a healthy life, I was so congested from all the drugs and bad cocaine, I could hardly breathe. High blood pressure, almost dying, arthritis, and once I became a vegan all that stuff diminished.

Jack Lindquist

Jack Lindquist

If nothing I am very driven by logic and reason, and not having a good reason to keep killing animals, whom I claimed to love, I stopped

Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe

I’m able to train every day and during games, I’m actually not picking up any injuries.

Hector Bellerin is Vegan

Hector Bellerin

For me the most important thing is the inflammation in my body after games and the speed that my body recovers compared to before. I’ve always had little problems in my ankles when I played very hard games, they would get inflamed and very stiff.

Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier

Being vegan doesn’t make you a stronger, better athlete. But it allows you to make yourself a stronger, better athlete.

Jack Wilshere Vegan

Jack Wilshere

I’ve certainly lost a little bit of weight. I’m leaner and probably a little bit fitter as well. I feel I can last longer.

Kendrick Yahcob Farris

Kendrick Yahcob Farris

You can replace meat with pulses and vegetables, and it can taste amazing, and be better for your body – it’ll help with recovery, reduce stress and inflammation in the body.