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Dave Scott

The first (and only one of 2) person to have won the Ironman triathlon championship (considered to be one of the most strenuous feats in the world) six times is a vegan.
6 time winner - Ironman championship

Dave Scott is a U.S. triathlete and the first six-time Ironman Triathon World Champion. He won the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaiisix times in 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, and 1987. The Iron Man triathlon championship, which comprises a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a 26 mile marathon run, is widely considered to be one of the most strenuous physical feats in the world.

During the period in which he won all six of his triathlons Dave Scott followed a strict vegetarian (vegan) diet.