Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest 2012

Joey Chestnut tied his previous record by downing 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes. (credit: Alex Silverman, WCBS 880)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut tied his previous record by downing 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes. (credit: Alex Silverman, WCBS 880)
Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas celebrates her contest victory (credit: Alex Silverman, WCBS 880)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas celebrates her contest victory (credit: Alex Silverman, WCBS 880)
A plate of Nathan's hot dogs are seen prior to the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest A plate of Nathan's hot dogs are seen prior to the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
People dressed as various condiments cheer prior to the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest People dressed as various condiments cheer prior to the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Competitive eater Tim Janus competes in the men's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Competitive eater Tim Janus competes in the men's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Competitive eaters compete in the men's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Competitive eaters compete in the men's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Joey Chestnut competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Joey Chestnut competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Joey Chestnut rests after winning the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut rests after winning the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Joey Chestnut celebrates his victory after winning the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut celebrates his victory after winning the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Sonya Thomas waves to the crowd prior to competing. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Sonya Thomas waves to the crowd prior to competing. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Women compete in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Women compete in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Sonya Thomas is carried through the crowd after winning the women's division. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Sonya Thomas is carried through the crowd after winning the women's division. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Sonya Thomas competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2012. (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Sonya Thomas competes in the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on July 4, 2012. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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