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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91 Year Old Vegan Runner Breaks World Record

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While most people are merely hoping to still be alive and healthy at 91 years old, vegan runner Mike Fremont is running races – and breaking world records. What’s his secret? “Training is important, but when you get to be my age, you’re not going to able to train at all unless your body holds up,” said Fremont. “I simply cannot overemphasize …

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Vegans are Champions – for their Countries and Animals – in Sochi Olympics

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To compete in the Olympic Games, athletes must be at their peak physical performance – and Russian bobsledder Alexey Voyevoda and Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel are proving 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 figure skating while …

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Meat-Free Meals Making a Touchdown at the Super Bowl

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Whether you’re cheering for the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks, this weekend’s Super Bowl is about more than just football. It’s also about the food. In fact, for some people, Super Bowl Sunday is almost exclusively about the food and it’s considered the second biggest eating day of the year.

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Marine Corps Marathon: Vegetarian Army Capt. Wins Women’s Race

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An estimated 30,000 runners took the streets of the nation’s capital last Sunday to run in the 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), also known as “The People’s Marathon.” Among the runners was Army Captain Kelly Calway of Manitou Springs, Colorado, who took first place in the women’s race with a time of 2:42:17 — making her the seventh-fastest woman to complete the MCM.