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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Emma Cotton

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

MARYBOROUGH'S Emma Cotton has only competed in two modelling events so far, but it's fair to say she's off to a flying start.

Earlier this month, Emma took part in Miss Mooloolaba, where she came first in her heat.

The final for the event will be held on Friday night.

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Then she took part in a Miss Hawaiian Tropic heat in Maroochydore and placed second in her heat, qualifying her for the final of the event, which will be on Sunday night.

Emma was also named crowd favourite after the heat, a title she was thrilled to come away with.

Emma takes her health and fitness seriously, training twice a day and focussing on her diet to make sure she stays in great shape.

She said she loved meeting other women at the event.

“The other girls are great, we all just hang out during the night and it's just a fun experience.”

Finalist

Emma is a finalist in Miss Mooloolaba, with the final to be held on Friday night
She is also a finalist in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic competition, to be held on Sunday night

1. What is your family background?
Born and bred Australian girl

2. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?
Definitely not, I didn’t even consider modelling until I turned 18 and realised how amazing the industry is

3. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?
I’ve learnt that it takes a lot more hard work then people think!

4. Career highlights to date?
Competing in International Lingerie Model of the year has definitely been an experience to remember

5. Favourite hobbies?
I love working out and getting active

6. Favourite music?
Anything with a good beat!

7. Favourite films?
I love superhero movies!

8. Beauty tips?
Always prime your face before applying your make up!

9. What is your fashion sense?
You’ll always seem to find me in gym clothes, I love a casual chic look

10. What do you feel sexiest wearing?
Just a T-Shirt and my underwear!

11. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?
Have fun with the experience and don’t take yourself too seriously

12. What's the craziest thing that you've done?
I was vegetarian for 10 years

13. What's the funniest pick up line you've encountered?
If I was Gandalf and you were the Balrog… I would let you pass.

14. Favourite place visited?
New Zealand! Such amazing scenery, I would love to go back.

15. Do you have a role model/s?
Jennifer Hawkins for sure, I love how she’s created such a big name for herself when she started from nothing.

16. People you've admired generally?
All the girls I compete with! The girls are all so confident and I definitely admire that.

17. Are there any issues that you feel strongly about and would like to briefly discuss?
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18. Future ambitions?
Continue to compete in modelling competitions and hopefully one day make a name for myself in this industry.

Thanks so much for the opportunity! Let me know if you need anything else