Brendan Brazier

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Brendan Brazier
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Brendan Brazier, Venice Beach, CA.
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born 1975-03-01
Vancouver, British Columbia

Brendan Brazier (born March 1, 1975, Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian endurance athlete, author, advocate of a vegan diet, and creator of the Vega line of food products and supplements. Brazier is a former professional Ironman triathlete (1998–2004). He is the author of The Thrive Diet (2007), Thrive Fitness (2009), and Thrive Foods: 200 Plant-Based Recipes for Peak Health (2011).

Athletic career[edit]

Brazier has won triathlons at Olympic distance, Half Ironman and full Ironman.[citation needed] He has set the Bigfoot Half Ironman course record twice and was twice Canadian 50k champion, in 2003[1] and 2006.[2]

Food products[edit]

He has marketed the Vega line of plant-based food products and supplements.

Reception[edit]

In a 2009 poll conducted by VegNews magazine, he was voted by the readers as "Favorite Vegetarian Athlete."[3][better source needed]

Published works[edit]

  • Thrive Fitness (US version) was published in December, 2009

Books[edit]

  • "The Thrive Diet"
  • "Thrive"

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