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Thursday, July 04, 2019

Joey Chestnut is lifting the Mustard Belt once again. The 35-year-old competitive eater ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest. Chestnut beat 17 other competitors and easily held off Darron Breeden (second with 50 hot dogs) and Geoffrey Esper (third with 47 hot dogs).

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Impossible.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-07-04 09:15 PM | Reply

Joey Chestnut Eats 71 Hot Dogs in 10 Minutes

Trump slams that as a midnight snack.

#2 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2019-07-04 09:50 PM | Reply

He should have done it while Trump gave his rally speech on the Lincoln memorial.

#3 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-07-04 11:19 PM | Reply

Gross.

#4 | Posted by zelkova at 2019-07-04 11:34 PM | Reply

Orange Adolf should have challenged him, I bet that's actually something he could win at.

#5 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-07-05 06:44 AM | Reply

This is gross. 71 folks in the neighborhood could have had lunch, while this guy could have spent 10 minutes picking up trash. When will his 15 minutes be up?

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2019-07-05 09:10 AM | Reply

39,050 grams of sodium in 71 hotdogs. Wow!

That would kill me...

#7 | Posted by hoser at 2019-07-05 09:57 AM | Reply

#7 _ BY HOSER

39,050 grams = 86 lbs

39,050 milligrams = 39.05 grams = 1.4 oz.

#8 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-07-05 01:18 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Bet he purged after this feast. No way he kept it all down.

#9 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-07-05 01:58 PM | Reply

America!

What a country!

Joey Chestnut Eats 71 Hot Dogs in 10 Minutes

RE#6

Actually there were hundreds of hot dogs wasted that day. So actually about 800 homeless people could have had a hot dog lunch that day.

It is sad to have to think that way but we are letting our people starve on the streets while we stuff our faces with excess food. I wish I could enjoy the fun and frivolity but I cannot help but be sad about it. There is just something terribly wrong with this picture. Maye I a wrogn and maybe Nathan gives our free hotdogs that day to the homeless.

Somehow I don't think so.

#10 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-07-05 02:20 PM | Reply

>competitive eater
utterly degenerate behavior. The industrial revolution was a mistake.

#11 | Posted by berserkone at 2019-07-06 01:33 AM | Reply

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