Wing Bowl 2013

Snapshots of one of Philadelphia’s wildest traditions.


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Alexandra Warner of Allentown, Pa., won the title of “Wingette of the Year” and took home a brand new Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Fans are generally pretty blunt about what they expect at Wing Bowl.

Exotic dancers from local gentlemen’s clubs are a staple of the event.

Even Benjamin Franklin showed up at 6 a.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.

Anything goes at Wing Bowl, especially for these men of “King Disco’s” entourage.

Drexel student Anthony “Wiz Kid” Wisniewski ate his way into the Wing Bowl by eating an entire cow tongue in six minutes.

A “Wingette” blows a kiss to a spectator in the stands.

A regular presence at 76ers games, “Big Daddy” made an appearance at Wing Bowl 21.

In keeping with the all-Philadelphia theme, a competitor dressed up as Philly sports folk hero Rocky Balboa.

SportsRadio 610 WIP’s Angelo Cataldi was one of the founders of Wing Bowl 21 years ago.

A competitor chows down. In all, 10,000 wings were prepared for the event by P.J. Whelihan’s.

Jamie “The Bear” McDonald took the title by consuming 287 wings in 30 minutes. He took home $20,000 in cash and a $7,500 championship diamond ring.

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