Hayley Lewis OAM was born to win. At 15, Hayley won the hearts of every Australian by winning 5 gold medals at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games. The following year, she became one of Australia’s youngest world champions by winning the 200m freestyle at the Perth World Championships. At the ‘92 Olympics, Hayley won silver and bronze, with more medals at the '93 Pan Pacs, the '94 Commonwealth Games, the '95 World Championships and the '96 Atlanta Olympics.
After taking a break to start a family, she made the 2000 Olympic team and the 2001 World Championship team. Hayley Lewis became the first athlete to compete for her country in both pool and open water swimming at the same meet.
On dry land, Hayley Lewis has embarked on several business ventures including the first Learn to Swim School based in a shopping centre in Australia. She also opened a retail gift store in Balmoral which is now in its 13th year of trade.
Hayley Lewis has spent time in most Australian’s living rooms, hosting five seasons of the reality show – The Biggest Loser. She even wrote a small business book – Dream, Believe, Create: A Woman’s Guide to Small Business. Hayley also studied psychology, and is a very proud mum to two boys.
Her presentations and MC work are as engaging as her smile and she’s guaranteed to win any audience over.