Kenneth G Williams, vegan bodybuilder
Kenneth made sports history at the 2004 Natural Olympia in Las Vegas, the most prestigious natural bodybuilding competition in the world. He finished third out of more than 200 competitors from 37 nations and became America's first vegan bodybuilding champion. The year before he won the World Natural Bodybuilding Championships in Sacramento, USA.
Kenneth became vegan for spiritual reasons in the year 2000. He felt he needed to make a change to his life and was aware that being vegan was better for animals, the environment, and his own health. The change had 'positive effects on my training as far strength, endurance and recovery time'.
Kenneth continues to train and is a spokesperson for US group In Defense of Animals.
"Being vegan gives me the strength and stamina I need to be a successful bodybuilder.