Speaker, YHE 2021
Jason Fonger is an elite level triathlete who has eaten a 100% plant-based diet since 2009. At the 7th International Virtual Yoga & Health Expo, Jason will be moderating a plant-powered athlete panel discussion. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear some amazing athletes discuss how plant-based eating has affected their athletic performance.
After reading a copy of Rich Roll’s “Finding Ultra”, Jason was inspired to get his first taste of triathlon and decided to race the 2013 Orillia Triathlon in Ontario, Canada. He continued casually training but did not race again until 2017, when he began racing on a regular basis. By the end of 2019, he had competed in 18 triathlons which resulted in him winning his age group 13 times and winning 4 races overall.
He was the overall winner at the 2017 Bangsaen Sprint Triathlon, the 2017 Orillia Triathlon, the 2017 Kanchanaburi Olympic Triathlon, and the 2018 Hua-Hin Sprint Triathlon. He won his age group and was the top amateur at the 2018 Challenge Kanchanaburi Mid-Distance Triathlon. He won his age group at Ironman 70.3 Bangsaen in 2019, qualifying for the world championships. He was the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Champion for his age group. He finished in the top 20% at the 2019 Ironman 70.3 World Championships