This year’s top 32 in the Biogen Face of Fitness revealed

Excitement is building as the search for the next Face of Fitness heats up! Over 220 aspiring fitness models entered the 2021 Biogen Face of Fitness cover model search, driven by their dream to launch their career in the industry and help and inspire other women to achieve their health and fitness goals as a qualified fitness professional and a recognised fitfluencer and brand ambassador.

Now, after an extended online public voting round, only 32 hopefuls remain. Over 26,764 friends, family and fans registered to vote to show their support for their favourite. Entrants were also encouraged to reach out via their social media channels to gain wider public support.

How we arrived at 32

The public voting round ran from 6 to 17 September. The judges used these results, together with the strength of each entrant’s pictures, videos and motivations, and a special focus on their social media activity, to select the top 32.

Fitness magazine and Biogen are pleased to reveal this year’s top 32 contestants:

  1. Rirhandzu Sambo
  2. Shannon Van Harn
  3. Tremaine McMaster
  4. Tamsyn Dexter
  5. Charissa Dickinson
  6. Sherneal Joseph
  7. Sinead (shay) kotze
  8. Bianca van Wyk
  9. Bianca Tiffany Marais
  10. Amore Habbick
  11. Margaretha (Kiki) Schubert
  12. Twane Waldeck
  13. Juanette Groenewald
  14. Delaine Sardinha
  15. Chantel Goncalves
  16. Iviwe Dlani
  17. Leandri Pretorius
  18. Angelique Samuels
  19. Jani Van Tonder
  20. Nestar Mabasa
  21. Nicole Stephenson
  22. Refentse Molehe
  23. Thea van der Merwe
  24. Thutontle Mpotsang
  25. Annéke da Silva
  26. Ilisha Erasmus
  27. Takita Mestre
  28. Tamlyn Watt
  29. Thuli Kumalo
  30. Micheline Marmol
  31. Zandile Yaze
  32. Shannon Langeveldt

This group of fit and fab ladies are gearing up to compete for a place in the round of 12 and a shot at attending the final three-day photo shoot experience from 20-22 October. The judges will select the eventual winner based on the photos and interviews that come from this unforgettable experience.

What they’re competing for

The 2021 Biogen Face of Fitness will earn a spot on the cover of Fitness magazine’s 2021 annual issue and start her year-long contract as a #TEAMRED Biogen brand ambassador.

And the stakes have never been greater as the contestants are also competing for the biggest prize in the competition’s history!

The grand prize includes a 12-month team Biogen brand ambassador contract, with R30,000 in product and apparel and a cash prize of R20,000.

The winner will also advance her career as a fitness professional thanks to an Advanced Personal Trainer Diploma worth R18,500 from the competition’s education partner, HFPA.

The new Biogen Face of Fitness will train in style with a 1-year Moove Gym membership worth R35,988 and access to Fitness Mag Studio group workouts for a year, worth R14,400.

The competition’s new clothing sponsor, Decathlon, will make sure she steps out in style for every session with R10,000 in fitness apparel, while also offering her an opportunity to unlock a brand ambassadorship.

And she will capture all that hard work with a private professional photoshoot with official Biogen Face of Fitness photographer, Sean Levitt from Juiced Media, worth R4,000.

If that wasn’t enough to get her noticed, this year’s winner also walks away with a television media package worth R1,000,000 to star in a five-episode workout series with The 5 Colour Fitness Show on DSTV presented by FHA. This amazing prize includes an all-expenses-paid travel and film experience to cap off a truly memorable and unforgettable journey.

There’s no other platform that can launch a career in the fitness industry on a steeper trajectory. With so much on the line, you won’t wanna miss any of the action. Stay glued to Fitness Magazine’s and Biogen’s social media feeds for all the latest news and updates.

Author: Tanja Schmitz

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.


Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You'll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.

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