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  • 09
  • Feb

Closed: Win Squash Champion James Willstrop’s Signed Book and Racquet

Pontefract-born vegetarian, the world’s number two squash player (he was number one last month!), and PETA pinup James Willstrop has given us the perfect prize for squash fans.

Not only do we have a signed copy of his new book, Shot and a Ghost, in which James chronicles his rise to number one and the challenges of competing in a sport that takes him all around the world, we also have one of James’ squash racquets that he used during one of his recent matchups. In his book, James also devotes … Read more.


  • 08
  • Oct

Vegetarian Athlete James Willstrop Competes in Delhi

Top British squash player James Willstrop is hoping to go one better in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi after coming in a close second in the ROWE British Grand Prix – the biggest squash event in Europe. James previously starred in PETA’s “Squash Obesity – Go Vegetarian!” ad, and he’s a high-profile example of a leading athlete who knows that going vegetarian benefits both one’s sporting performance and animals.

In an interview with PETA, James said, “Meat has no place in a professional athlete’s diet. Since I stopped eating meat, … Read more.