Helene was born and raised by her Thai mother and Norwegian father in the town of Egersund near the beautiful south-west coastline of Norway.
In 2005, at 18, she competed in the the Miss Norway Pageant on a whim, and won the title. She spent 17 months as Miss Norway, and traveled the world as a Red Cross Ambassador experiencing many different cultures and ways of life. In 2005 she represented Norway in the Miss Universe Pageant in Bangkok, where she finished in the top 15.
After Miss Universe, Helene pursued modeling throughout Europe and Asia, finally settling in the US where she works as a model and studies yoga.
Helene wishes to inspire as many people as possible to live their full potential and be present in the now. www.traasavik.com