The Dutch contestant Charis has become the winner of the 2012 O'Neill Superkini Model Final in Miami. Charis impressed the judges during the three-day final through a combination of her natural beauty, model looks and fun personality.
I'm so excited to have won the O'Neill / NEXT Model competition, I'm speechless. I can't wait to start here at NEXT Miami and am looking forward to the summer shoot with O'Neill next year! Whow, it's all pretty unreal!
For our winner Charis, her life is set tochange completely. She will become a face of O'Neill for Spring/Summer 2014 andfeature in the global O'Neill Girls campaign, plus she will also sign a year'scontract with Next Model Management Miami.
Quote Next Model Management:
Charis is a beautiful girl and we are thrilled to be representing her at Next Miami. The modelcompetition has been very fierce and we want to take this opportunity tocongratulate Savannah and Maria the runners up, on reaching the finals in Miamiand thank them for being such charming girls throughout. The whole Next Model steam has loved working with O'Neil for the second year of this hugelysuccessful global model competition and look forward to our continuingrelationship moving forward.
The three finalists beat off competition from over 3,000 girls who entered the competition which ran on www.facebook.com/oneillgirls earlier this summer. Maria and Charis were selected by representatives from O'Neill and Next Models, whilst Savannah received the highest number of votes from the public to synch her spot.
All three girls were amazing. The photos from theshoots showed their natural talent and potential. Their personalities shinedall the way through the weekend. We are very happy to have a new O'Neill girl with so much affection for the surf lifestyle as well as model qualities. We look forward to working with Charis.