Biathlete who competed in several Track and Field Olympic events before starting his own gym franchise. He offers online classes and other workout techniques through lesmills.com. He shares a variety of his workout techniques as well as modeling shots from gyms and clients with his over 70,000 Instagram followers.
He first began competing in several track and field events in 1952 for New Zealand. He competed in his first Olympics in 1960. After a successful career, he entered politics and became the mayor of Auckland City in 1990. He then began working on his online coaching career.
He received a gold medal at the 1966 Commonwealth Games in Kingston in the Discus Throw event.
He was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand.
He is known for starting his own online gym company with reality television star and fellow athlete Nina Dobrev.