“I get a lot of adore of all the countries. I’m on US television, on the front comprise of publications, but in my country I get a small editorial in my daily newspapers, the Llanelli Star, ” he said.
Mr Lewis took up bodybuilding when he was a student. He was a keen rugby actor and had daydreams of playing for Wales at rugby, making the name of Flex after ensure that they are able to dodging tackles as a winger on the pitch.
In a dictation to improve his rugby knowledge, he started hoisting weights.
“It was a fluke truly how I got into bodybuilding, ” he explained.
“When I was 19, the owner of the neighbourhood gym said if I enrolled one competition I’d get free membership.
“I just envisaged ‘how hard can it be? ‘ I was just thinking of the money I’d save and getting it over with so I could feed a big pouch of chocolates.”
But when he won the competition in Port Talbot and was offered the chance to to represent Wales, his appreciation of national dignity took over.
By 20, he had prevailed junior Mr Wales and junior Mr Great Britain twice, and junior Mr Universe. By 22 he was contesting against followers in their late 30 s in the elderly category and had turned professional by 24.