Don Wildman — arguably the fittest man in America over 75 — is a world class athlete in several sports. In recent years, he has competed and won the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, in addition to competing in the Ironman Triathlon nine times, the three-thousand-mile Race Across America bike race, the Aspen downhill ski race, and the New York and L.A. marathons.
Largely credited for building the $15 billion+ health club market through innovative celebrity based advertising, Don Wildman operated the first fitness center chain to offer group exercise classes to music, circuit training, the “30 minute workout,” indoor triathlons, quadathlons, and many other fitness innovations.
Don Wildman is also a world class sailor, avid snow border, and surfer. Don's passion in the fitness industry started early on as the founder of Bally's Total Fitness. Eventually, selling his company created substantial net worth for himself and his key management team; allowing Don to retire in 1994 at the age 61. Now 78, Don remains on the cutting edge of fitness. He is affectionately championed as the “Godfather of the Malibu Mob,” a group of self described “exercise fanatics” who workout, bike and paddle board together several hours everyday. Most notably, the regiment includes the infamous Wildman 2-hour daily circuit training program. Don is a proud, father, mentor and inspiration to many.