"I've found that a person does not need protein from meat to be a successful athlete. In fact, my best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet." ~Carl Lewis, 9 time Olympic gold medalist in US track & field
At the 1984 Summer Olympics, Carl Lewis staked his claim on the title "World's Greatest Athlete", winning gold medals in the Relay, and the Long Jump. Over the course of his career, Lewis appeared in 4 Olympics and totaled 9 gold medals.
American athlete Carl Lewis finishes first with a time of seconds to win the gold medal in the Men's 100 metres sprint event inside the Memorial Coliseum at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States on August