Dan Leach is a retired Army soldier from Fort Bragg, California.
He competed in Miami, where at 64 years of age, he was the oldest competitor participating. He completed the first two obstacles, but went down on the Balance Bridge. At that time, he was the oldest competitor to have completed the second obstacle, at 64 years old.
His record would later be tied and broken by John Loobey in seasons 8 and 9 respectively.
He returned in Miami for ANW 6. His run was cut, but he failed the Downhill Pipe Drop.