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Liezel Van Der Westhuizen Awards, Recognition & Contributions

Stylish and professional Liezel, with a relaxed smile, smooth and professional working manner has become a very familiar sight and sound to South African televisions and radio stations. Having gained many different types of awards, extensive experience across all media channels she offers personality, style and an incredible work ethic. When you find out a little bit more about Liezel you will quickly realise she has a CV to impress with credentials and qualifications to match. Offering services from Master of Ceremonies, media personality and voiceovers through to sports and lifestyle events Liezel has done it all and would love to be part of your next big thing.

Considering her busy schedule, she always finds time to take on a new challenge, find ways to contribute to new initiatives or give back to her local communities. Below is a list of some of her awards, achievements and contributions that will leave you in awe.

  • 2017 – Ran Cape Town marathon trail run dressed as a Giraffe to raise funds for SPCA Wildlife Division
  • 2016 – SADC Regional Winner AFRICA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT
  • 2016 – Country Winner AFRICA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT
  • 2015 – Completed 70.3 Ironman (with a broken Wrist)
  • 2015 – Nominated for Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business, Government and Media
  • 2015 – 1st woman to model in Mercedes Benz Fashion Week SA
  • 2014 – 3rd place in Mr & Mrs Fitness Bikini Classic
  • 2014 – Channel 24 Award – Best Twitter account in Channel 24 awards
  • 2014 – Nominated for Best Dressed at L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate
  • 2014 – Completed the Attakwas 121km Extreme 1day MTB Challenge
  • 2013 – Named Glamour Magazine Woman of the year
  • 2013 – Completed The World’s Toughest Canoe Marathon for the 2nd time –The Dusi
  • 2013 – Finished 1st in Breede Summer Canoe Series- Mixed Doubles
  • 2013 – National Book Week Ambassador
  • 2012 – Listed as Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans
  • 2012 – Voted Number 80 in HEAT HOT 100
  • 2012 – Listed as Runners Worlds SA op 100 Running heroes of 2012
  • 2012 – 1st female announcer on the star & finish line of an Ironman Triathlon in the world.
  • 2012- 1st  female announcer at a at the Comrades Marathon start& finish line.
  • 2012 – Nominated for Green Heart Green Celeb Award
  • 2012 – Named Top 35 Inspirational Women – FINESSE Magazine
  • 2012 – Nominated for GLAMOUR Magazine Women of the Year
  • 2012 – Completed The Worlds Toughest Canoe Marathon –The Dusi
  • 2012 – National Book Week Ambassador
  • 2012 – Finished 1st in Breede Summer Canoe Series- Mixed Doubles
  • 2011 – Voted as one of Cosmopolitans Twitter Queen’s Plate
  • 2011 – Nominated for G-SPORT Most Stylish Personality
  • 2011 – Nominated for Best Dressed at L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate
  • 2011 – 1ST person to cycle a bike powered by social media to raise funds for bicycles for Velokhaya (cycling academy in Khayalitsha)
  • 2010 – Voted Number 18 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World
  • 2010 – Voted Number 62 in HEAT HOT 100
  • 2010 – Completed THE IRONMAN(3.8km swim;180km cycle and 42.2km run)
  • 2009 – Voted Number 63 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World
  • 2009 – Voted Number 90 in HEAT HOT 100
  • 2009 – Nominated for G-SPORT Most Stylish Personality
  • 2009 – Nominated for Olay SA ICONIC WOMAN for Media Personality
  • 2009 – Listed as 2nd Women in the World to Present Idols
  • 2008 – Voted Number 98 in HEAT HOT 100
  • 2008 – Voted Number 56 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World
  • 2008 – Voted Number 4 in SIMON RADEMAN’S best dressed women in SA
  • 2008 – Nominated Best New Comer – YOU MAGAZINE Stars of 2008
  • 2008 – Nominated for Best New Comer – PEOPLE MAGAZINE Crystal Awards
  • 2008 – Nominated for Best Dressed Presenter – PEOPLE MAGAZINE Crystal Awards
  • 2008 – Nominated for Best TV Presenter – PEOPLE MAGAZINE Crystal Awards
  • 2007 – Top 8 Finalist in Shape Magazine Cover Girl Search –
  • 2007 – Voted Best Team Player – Shape Magazine Cover Girl Search
  • 12 years School Attendance without Absence (Northridge Primary School & PTA Girls High)