Alexandra WimleyStevens Point Journal
Brian MunozThe Arizona Republic
Joe AhlquistRochester Post Bulletin
First place: Tremendous moment after the action; you can see achievement no matter what place the swimmer finished; strong emotional connection. Second place: The determination in this girl's eyes sold it; good capture of her reflection in the muddy water. Third place: Great emotion, the few bits of corn on his face make it endearing.
Judges: Jason Malmont/Freelance, Markell DeLoatch/Public Opinion, Matthew O'Haren/Freelance