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The Men’s Health Cover Guy competition is our annual search for the ultimate role model for South African men. This year, we’ve teamed up with Versace to comb the country for the man who deserves to be on our cover.

We’re looking for a guy who is the full package. You need to look the part, so don’t send us your pics before you’ve put in the sweat. But we’re also looking for someone who inspires other guys to live a better, stronger, healthier and happier life.

We’re looking for a guy who embodies the Men’s Health brand, just like these finalists did in 2016.

Being on the cover of South Africa’s biggest lifestyle magazine for men has launched careers and changed lives. If you think you’ve got what it takes, what are you waiting for? Upload your photos, details and motivation here.

Then get to work on your social media channels! It’s up to your friends, family and followers to get you into the Top 20 by voting for you. They can vote up to 100 times per day until midnight on Sunday 17 September when all voting and entries close.

After that, our panel of expert judges will select the Top 10, who will be flown to a professional photo shoot at a location to be revealed closer to the time.

Our judges will pick a winner based on the results of the Top 10 photo shoot, to appear on the cover of our November 2017 magazine!

The faster you get your entry in, the sooner your votes can start adding up, so get on it. We can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on!

T&Cs apply, obviously, so check them out here.

This could be you:

Many years ago a lill kid sat with a magazine, cutting out workout routines month after month and putting them in a file; not only did that give birth to a dream, but it’s where my passion for the industry started! To the 9 lads that walked this journey with me; it’s been an absolute blessing, thank you for the friendships formed and allowing me Into your lives, much love to all of you. TODAY MY BIGGEST DREAM BECAME A REALITY: #mhcoverguy I will in due time thank everyone who made this possible for me… without u all I am nothing! Thank you for investing in me, I love you all! #byhisgrace #forhisglory #balance #faith #love #menshealthza #yslkouros #viking

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