Lefteris Paraskevas was born in Volos, Greece in 1975. He lives and works in Athens as a hairdresser mostly in movies and also runs his own small hair salon in the city center. He is married and has a 2-year-old son.
Lefteris is a former swimming champion and former Member of the Greek National Swimming. He has been a water polo athlete for almost 30 years now and is an active member of Niki Volos Water Polo Team.
His journey as a triathlete started in 2011, when he participated in his first Triathlon Race, Ironman-Bolton. Other triathlon races such as Celtman, Ultraman followed, along with many major local triathlon races and open water swimming challenges. Lefteris has always used his athletic challenges as an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for charity organizations supporting children.