Arizona Press Club

Sports Portrait 2013

SPORTS PORTRAIT: Sy Perlis, 91-years-old, hugs his wife Joan Perlis after breaking the record five times and setting the new record at 187.2 lbs for the bench press in Phoenix, AZ on June 8, 2013. Patrick Breen/Arizona Republic


1st Place- Patrick Breen, The Arizona Republic

“Record Breaking Hug”

2nd Place- Christian Petersen, Getty Images

“Biss Blood”


3rd Place- Kelly Presnell, Arizona Daily Star