In front of 120,000 people on the Gold Coast, Guy Leech triumphed in the world’s first ever professional ironman race - The Coolangatta Gold in 1984. A 46km race of running, swimming and paddling in near 40 degree heat from Surfers Paradise to Coolangatta and back.
stayed at the top of the sport for the next decade cementing his name in the national psyche along with winning major ironman races all over the planet including the World Ironman title. He retired from the sport having never lost a marathon ironman race during his career, something no other ironman has ever done!
As one of Australia's foremost advocates for a healthier nation, Guy is passionate about the challenges of childhood obesity, heart disease and raising awareness for community-focused fitness. Guy is committed to building partnerships with companies that want to make a positive impact on the health of Australia and has launched his own personal branded signature range of fitness gear as well as a signature sports range including paddle boards, kayaks as well as his own high PH water!