Vegan Olympians: Too Good to Check?

At The Vegan Option, I’ve try to get facts right – and that includes talking about vegan Olympians in our shows about the Olympics. Where I could, I checked with the athletes themselves.

Over the course of the Olympic sites including EcoRazzi, VegNews, FourGreenSteps, and BigCityVegan have posted lists of vegetarian and vegan athletes and Olympians. I’d be happy to hear references that show otherwise, but putting them on a list could be confusing. I’m particularly proud that one of our listeners, Marcus Dredge, joined in the fact-checking. more

London Olympics: interview with Kara Lang, vegan Olympian, Canada soccer team

Kara Lang holds the record as the youngest woman ever to score a goal in international soccer – but her passions also include vegan cupcakes.

Now retired from football, she took time out from her busy schedule as part of Canadian station CTV’s Olympic team to talk to me about her story, touring, and the vegan mentor she improbably found in her own national squad. more