NEW YORK (PIX11) – She knew she had to go above and beyond the other Seattle Seahawks fans to win a local radio station’s tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, so a Kennewick woman went all in with a “12th Man” tattoo on the side of her head.
Unfortunately, she came in second.
McKenzie Jane Brown, a 28-year-old hairstylist, says she doesn’t regret the large blue and green tattoo, which depicts the number 12, representing the Seahawks home crowd, with the team logo overlaid.
“I always wanted to have a Seahawks tattoo, but I didn’t want a logo to interrupt the other tattoos,” she told the Tri-City Herald. “That’s why I felt the head would be perfect.”
The painful tattoo was inspired by a local radio station’s Super Bowl ticket giveaway contest — 98.3 The Key promised free tickets to the largest sporting event of the year to the Seahawks fan who could demonstrate the most love for the team.
Sadly, she lost to a man who dressed up in a “Seahawks-themed Batman costume.”
“I came in second, but nothing else changed,” she told the paper. “I may have a little bit of an itchy head, but I’m still loud and proud.”