High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut packed away 61 franks and buns in 10 minutes on Friday at the Coney Island contest while defending champion Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas lost her title.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will oversee the weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest.
There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.
Reigning Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Looks To Break Own World Record In Annual July 4 Contest
Weighing in at 210 pounds, six-time champion Joey Chestnut said he wants to down 70 hot dogs at the annual Coney Island event.
Major Eating League’s top-ranked pro Joey Chestnut was the champion, eating 25 half-sandwiches.
Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut And Sonya ‘Black Widow’ Thomas Win Nathan’s Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
Both Joey Chestnut, 68 hot dogs, and Sonya Thomas, 45 hot dogs, bested or tied their own records at the annual Coney Island contest.
Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?
They are the chompions: Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas scarfed down more than 100 dogs between them to become top dogs at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition on Coney Island.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (CBS 2) — In the world of competitive eating, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Sonya Thomas, who calls herself the “Black Widow,” ate 181 chicken wings in 12 minutes and set a new […]