Joey Chestnut downed 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the 96th Annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition for the fifth year in a row, according to The Associated Press.
Chestnut, who won $10,000 for his efforts, beat...
Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi was released from jail after pleading not guilty to charges following his arrest at the 95th annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition, The Associated Press reports.
Kobayashi faced charges of obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, trespassing and disorderly conduct.
The competitive eater had jumped ...
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Along with fireworks and parades, no coverage of America's Independence Day is complete without footage of Joey Chestnut, an otherwise ordinary-looking kid from California, scarfing down the winning hot dogs at the Nathan's Famous International contest on Coney Island. A three-time defending champ, Chestnut has become to competitive eating what Roger Federer is to tennis, and may not have rival Takeru Kobayashi to beat this time around, as the event's former king was locked in a contract dispute with organizers from Major League Eating. Now, that's cause for indigestion.
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