Athletes are always in high demand when it comes to modelling, but how do you get into modelling as an athlete? There are various ways, such as being scouted or applying through agencies such as FORTE. I see it a lot like most (all) things in life, it’s mainly about being in the right place at the right time and about who you know.
As I am (clearly) not a model, it is still so good to see people I know and have grown up with juggling careers as students, athletes, personal trainers and modelling simultaneously!
These guys are only a handful of athletes who are doing big things in the modelling world. Athletes are talented people, not just in their sports, are driven and once goals are set, they often pull through.
If you have ambitions to become an athlete-model too, then get your camera and go make a start on your portfolio. I know next to nothing about the modelling industry, but what I do know is that you have to start somewhere.
Here are some of my friends who are killing it on and off the track: