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2009-05-25 11:59
Lyndall Jarvis
25-year-old Capetonian Lyndall Jarvis walked away with top honours this year as the FHM Sexiest Woman in the World, after more than a million record-breaking votes were received.

First introduced to FHM readers in the FHM Calendar 2008 as the May beauty, her fierce blue eyes and full lips made her an instant hit with FHM readers across the country. The sexy and vivacious Jarvis even has a video-game character modelled on her as one of the central bosses in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

Actress Megan Fox clinched the international title for the second year running.

Describing the accomplishment as something that means a great deal to her, Jarvis says that "it's an awesome feeling knowing that people actually voted for me. I believe it's going to open many doors for me, so let's just wait and see."

Describing herself as "thoughtful, fun-loving, honest, friendly and someone who would do anything for the people I care about", the natural beauty says that highlights of her career thus far included appearing in the annual FHM Calendar in Madagascar, and other modelling opportunities in Bali and the Canary Islands. She loves to travel so all foreign trips are highlights for her. Commenting that one of her greatest talents is to use her BlackBerry 24 hours straight, she adds: "I'm only joking. I am however very persuasive if that counts?"

Born and raised in Cape Town, Jarvis lived in Los Angeles for two and a half years, but promises that she is now back for good. Future plans include buying her own house next year and to start studying again. When not working, she spends time in the gym, running errands or her latest obsession - cooking.

She is very much involved. "I'm a very lucky girl! I have a wonderful boyfriend who treats me like a princess. We've been together for a year and we recently moved in together. He’s a typical South African who loves the outdoors and sport, especially rugby. In fact the only thing we disagree about is that he supports the Sharks and I support the Stormers – no comment on the Super 14!"

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