Homage to the vegan athlete

Today, the Recreational Vegan pays tribute to Scott Yurek (vegan since 1999). Scott holds two consecutive wins as well as the record time (24:36:08) for the Badwater ultramarathon, a 135 mile jogging competition which starts 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley and finishes 8,360 feet up Mount Whitney.

In addition to refuting the (ethnocentric/foodist) drivel that vegans are weaklings, Scott’s success has clear implications for aspiring athletes:

(1) Following a balanced vegan diet will greatly increase your chances of winning athletic competitions.

(2) If unable to follow a vegan diet one will likely require performance enhancing drugs to compete with super-human vegan athletes.

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3 Responses to Homage to the vegan athlete

  1. Darren says:

    would you care to test the hypothesis that veganism is performance enhancing? The Vancouver Vegans should have won their 20th Stanley Cup by now.

  2. Darren says:

    … instead, it is the Colorado Carnivores who have their names inscribed on that hallowed trophy.

  3. […] athleticism: Addendum Following a previous post which gave incontrovertible evidence that an animal-free diet enhances athletic performance, vegans […]

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