Featured Athlete – Tristan Sluder

Name: Tristan Sluder

Location: Boise, Idaho, United States

Personal Website: www.about.me/tristan.sluder

What is your diet/lifestyle: Vegan

What attracted you to eating that type of diet? Not supporting cruelty toward another living being.

Which sports & activities are your passionate about? CrossFit, Hiking, Adventure Racing

What is one of your greatest athletic moments? Anytime I beat my previous times or weights.

What goal(s) do you currently have, and how do you plan on achieving it? Becoming a strong athlete while maintaining a plant based diet/lifestyle.

What is your favorite fuel before activity? Bananas.

What is your favorite food for recovery? Multi-source protein shake.

What/Who inspires you?: Anyone who gives it their all, and goes outside their comfort zone to achieve a goal.

What is a random fact about you that people might not know? I have Elvis Presley’s face tattooed on my thigh.

Describe yourself with the first 3 words that come to mind! Vegan, Small, Strong

What advice would you give to an athlete looking to go veg? Slowly transition into it, it makes things easier in the

Complete this sentence: I am a Meat Free Athlete because: I strive to change the stereotype of the pale, skinny vegan.

Thank you Tristan for sharing your story with Meat Free Athlete!

Anne-Marie Campbell

Anne-Marie is the Founder of MeatFreeAthlete.com (est. 2012), and is a vegan athlete and animal rights activist. A competitive athlete for over 20 years, she is a former gymnast and hockey player, and is currently a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Anne-Marie went vegan, for the animals, in 2011, and her mission is to help people go (or stay) vegan by sharing her personal journey, and creating this free vegan lifestyle resource.

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