Xavier Deshamais, Very Vegan And Swimming Fast

Xavier Deshamais, Very Vegan And Swimming Fast

Canada’s Xavier Deshamais gradually shifted to a vegan diet (no meat, chicken, dairy products or poultry) 18 months ago and is swimming even faster than before.

Since I have begun vegan, I recover faster, I am doing faster sets in workout and my food bill is going down,” said the top ultra-marathoner from Quebec. “And the food down here in Rio de Janeiro is great – I am eating great and hope to swim fast.”

Together with teammate Zsofia Balazs, the Canadian pair is looking forward to Sunday’s King and Queen of the Sea competition on Copacabana Beach.

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