He beat out entrants from 21 other countries over a weekend-long competition held in South Africa.
The stationery store manager only moved to New Zealand four years ago, from Germany, but now calls Aotearoa home.
“Sometimes gay life is still stereotyped and having such an amazing event showing role models will add to the acceptance of GLBT people,” he said.
We’re not too sure if men who work out meet the ‘role model’ standard, but we’re excited for Andy all the same. Congratulations, Andy!
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