Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Sonya Thomas and Joey Chestnut weigh-in for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Competitors Weigh In For 4th Of July Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Before the fireworks Monday, crowds will be gathering for another beloved New York tradition: the 96th Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.


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Nathan’s Fourth Of July Hot Dog Eating Contest Adds Women’s Division

Previously, the chomp-ionship was mixed gender, though the vast majority of “gurgitators” were male.