Training photo wins contest


Zach Zane of Wailuku is the May winner of The Maui News Sports Photo contest for a shot he took of himself in a mixed martial arts training session on May 26 at War Memorial Stadium.

Zane took the photo with a timer — in the image, he is delivering a leaping knee into the mitts of training partner

Tosh Fujita — during preparation for the Ainofea Kauai Cage Match card that took place June 3. Zane defeated Fatu Tuitasi in the main event.

“War Memorial is where I’ve played football and performed under the lights,” Zane, who attended Baldwin High School, said in an email. “Lots of sweat and tears have been shed there. And awesome memories.”

The photo contest takes place each month, and entries are being accepted for June. Images can be submitted on social media by using the hashtag #MNcontest or including @mauinewssports in the caption or comments, or by emailing Winners receive a three-month subscription to The Maui News.


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