• News
  • Health Care

Joey Chestnut consumed more than 20,000 calories to win hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut consumed more than 20,000 calories to win hot dog contest

Fireworks and parades and family time are all nice, but everyone knows the real jewel of the Fourth of July is the annual Nathan's Famous Hot-Dog Eating Contest. 11-time victor Joey "Jaws" Chestnut broke his own record and took home the Mustard Belt by eating 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

The 2018 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is nearly here and that means thousands will gather at Nathan's Famous hot dog restaurant in Coney Island to witness one of the most popular competitive eating competitions in the world on Independence Day.

Chestnut, 34, managed to break his world record of 73 hot dogs, set in 2016.

"I've been hitting 75 plus in practice", he said to the New York Post.

"I feel like I can do it".

Lesco finished second Wednesday at Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest in the women's division, knocking down over two dozen wieners in 10 minutes. The only difference about this win is that Joey beat his 72-dog record from a year ago. Chestnut beat his own previous record of 70. The rule remains the same and simple - eat as many hot dogs and buns as you can in 10 minutes to be declared the victor.

Miki Sudo downed 37 franks to win her fifth straight title in the women's competition of the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

The construction manager turned pro eater doesn't just devour hot dogs - he now holds 40 eating records for everything from apple pies to burritos. He borrowed 300 dollars from his friends Jimmy Durante and Eddie Cantor so he could open a hot dog shop. Second-place finisher Carmen Cincotti ate 64.

This afternoon in New York, Joey Chesnutt was once again crowned the victor of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. But, we're sure Miki is not anxious about that as both she and Joey get to take home $10,000 for their big win!

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

  • One dead, dozens of tourists feared missing as Thai boat capsizes

    The boats were carrying more than 130 people when they came across rough waves in the Andaman Sea on Thursday evening local time. The island of Phuket - known for its beaches and luxurious resorts - is one of Thailand's most popular tourist destinations.
    US holds talks on next steps with North Korea

    US holds talks on next steps with North Korea

    Doubts over North Korea's intentions have deepened amid reports that it is continuing to produce fissile material for weapons . US National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a press conference in Moscow, on June 27, 2018.
    Oopsie! Avengers Infinity War 2 title released accidentally

    Oopsie! Avengers Infinity War 2 title released accidentally

    According to The Express Tribune, the tentative title was later changed to Avengers 4 after fans had gone hyped on social media. We're very pleased with how it's shaping up". "It'll be towards the end of the year with however we launch that film".
  • Trump accuses Democrats of ‘demeaning’ ICE border agents

    Trump accuses Democrats of ‘demeaning’ ICE border agents

    Ocasio-Cortez emphasized her support for abolishing ICE during the campaign, and even protested outside an ICE center in Texas. Housed within the Department of Homeland Security , ICE is in charge of executing hundreds of federal immigration statutes.

    Sacha Baron Cohen is coming for Donald Trump and we can't wait

    Satirizing anthropomorphic pieces of fecal matter is no easy task, but Sacha Baron Cohen appears to have taken on the challenge. The clip tells viewers that " Sacha will graduate soon" and shows the logo of the now-defunct Trump University .
    Lions eat 'rhino poachers' on South African game reserve

    Lions eat 'rhino poachers' on South African game reserve

    The axe that was found on the scene is what is used to by these poachers to hack off the horn after they kill the animal. In 2016, the reserve saw three of its rhinos shot dead by poachers who broke into the reserve to cut off their horns.
  • Is the Mercedes F1 dynasty finally starting to wobble?

    Is the Mercedes F1 dynasty finally starting to wobble?

    Renault failed to score points at the Red Bull Ring last week, with tyre issues pushing Carlos Sainz down the order and Nico Hulkenberg suffering a turbo failure after 11 laps.
    Global stocks edge higher on rising oil prices, but trade worries persist

    Global stocks edge higher on rising oil prices, but trade worries persist

    In early trade on Tuesday, yuan weakened to a low of 6.7204 against the dollar, the lowest since August 7, 2017. Markets in Hong Kong, meanwhile, were closed on Monday for a holiday.
    Serena Williams wins on Wimbledon return

    Serena Williams wins on Wimbledon return

    I thought, you know, 'Hey, I have this wonderful child, I have all these grand slams, this is all super bonus, ' and it is. He said of Williams: "She's young, she's fit, she's healthy and probably has a very good lifestyle".
  • Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match as a mom

    Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match as a mom

    Caroline Wozniacki oshakes her head to avoid a swarm of insects that swept through the court during Wimbledon action on Wednesday. Kristina Mladenovic advanced to a Wimbledon third-round meeting with Serena Williams after defeating Tatjana Maria 6-2, 6-2.
    Trump down to 3 choices for Supreme Court nomination

    Trump down to 3 choices for Supreme Court nomination

    John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is unable to vote, Democrats would only need one Republican senator. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) confirmed on Tuesday that he is one of several candidates in the running.
    Russia meddled in US polls: Senate intelligence committee

    Russia meddled in US polls: Senate intelligence committee

    Since the election, Trump has denied there was Russian influence in the election, despite the intelligence community's findings. There was no immediate comment by the White House on the report, which was notably released on the eve of the U.S.
  • Brazil vs Belgium | 06 Jul 2018

    Brazil vs Belgium | 06 Jul 2018

    Neutral fans appreciate good football, like the Netherlands used to play. "I hope the "family" [his squad and staff], keep their heads cool.
    Scott Pruitt resigns after scandal-plagued tenure

    Scott Pruitt resigns after scandal-plagued tenure

    President Donald Trump announced Thursday that his embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt , had resigned. The anecdotes offered ammunition for critics of the now-outgoing EPA chief as a creature of the swamp Trump promised to drain.
    Donald Trump Demands Congress Fix 'Insane' Immigration Laws

    Donald Trump Demands Congress Fix 'Insane' Immigration Laws

    He repeated reports that parents and children were undergoing DNA testing to ensure that they were actually related. Once HHS reunifies the families, they will be in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, Azar said.
  • Russia, Saudi Arabia propose reforms on monitoring OPEC

    Russia, Saudi Arabia propose reforms on monitoring OPEC

    "However, the Saudis must exercise care in setting OSPs as higher prices may entice buyers like China to consider Iran imports". The move lower is attributable to Saudi Arabia's willingness to increase demand at the request of US President Donald Trump .

    Steph And Ayesha Curry Welcome Third Child

    Riley became an internet sensation in 2015 when she joined her father at a postgame press conference. Ayesha wrote, alongside a photo of herself wearing a "Preggers" shirt. "Curry party of 5".
    Atlantic system strengthens into Tropical Storm Beryl, could dissipate before impacting Florida

    Atlantic system strengthens into Tropical Storm Beryl, could dissipate before impacting Florida

    On May 31, Klotzbach was predicting a total of 14 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes - category 3 or stronger. Tropical Depression Two had winds of 35 miles per hour .

Breaking News



Recommended

Iran tells Trump: stop tweeting, it's driving up oil prices

Although the sanctions don't take full effect until November, expectations have already added uncertainty to markets. Trump again on Wednesday accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries of driving up fuel prices.

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the US, New Zealand court rules

He tweeted yesterday that he had spent 165 days in court - and $40 million in legal fees. "I knew that I had done nothing wrong". Police are believed to have paid Dotcom a six-figure sum a year ago , in a private settlement over alleged unreasonable force.

Gareth Southgate has ‘racehorse trainer’s eye’ for England injuries

Uribe's penalty hit the crossbar while Bacca's attempt was saved by hero England goalkeeper Pickford. "They don't have to conform to what's gone before", Southgate said.

Johanna Konta advances at Wimbledon after a testing first round victory

But just, you know, sometimes you put yourself in a better or winning position, and you don't finish through. Kvitova was seeded eighth and among the leading favourites at the All England Club .

Trump will delay NAFTA talks until after mid-terms Nov

Until Lopez Obrador is sworn in, members of the current Mexican administration will continue to serve as the country's lead NAFTA negotiators, the official said.

Quarter and semi final match dates, and latest results

Of the four Manchester City players named in Brazil's World Cup squad, only Gabriel Jesus has featured regularly. France will play Uruguay at 2am Saturday in the first quarterfinal.

Leaked Trump Draft Bill Would Ditch WTO Trade Rules

Elliott Gabriel is a former staff writer for teleSUR English and a MintPress News contributor based in Quito, Ecuador. Trade Representative's office could not be immediately reached for comment on further details about such talks.

LeBron James hasn’t met with Lakers coach Luke Walton

Rajon Rondo ( previous team - New Orleans Pelicans ) is one of the smartest guys in the National Basketball Association today. And as we've seen throughout his career , LeBron operates best with the ball in his hands and shooters spaced out around him.

Governor Highlights History Of Independence Day

The United State Census Bureau estimates that 2.5 million people lived in the United States when it became independent in 1776. Both men were just 26 years old. "In case you were wondering, the answer is yes".

Donald Trump narrows Supreme Court search, focuses on 3 judges

Moreland said that political pressure on Democrats in red states could lead them to vote for Trump's nominee. In a Fox interview airing Sunday, he predicted the issue "could very well end up with states at some point".