NATHAN'S FOURTH OF JULY HOT DOG EATING CONTEST 2004
Japanese champion Takeru Kobayashi raises his hands in victory next to Sonya Thomas after he retained his title sunday in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York, downing a new record 53 hot dogs in 12 minutes at Coney Island, NY on July 4, 2004. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, the world's No. 1 ranked competitive eater, downed 7.61 pounds of wings at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, N.Y.
A 105-pound Virginia woman won her fifth consecutive National Buffalo Wing Eating Contest, out-eating competitors, including top-ranked Joey Chestnut.
A 100-pound Korean native who lives in Washington won a crayfish eating competition in New Orleans, organizers of the event said.
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Sonya Thomas, a voracious eater known as "The Black Widow," ate a record 181 chicken wings in 12 minutes Sunday in Buffalo, N.Y., organizers ruled.
A 41-year-old Alexandria, Va., woman has become a three-time Virginia Hot Dog Eating Champion, contest officials say.
One of the smallest contestants won this year’s United States Chicken Wing Eating Championship, feasting on more than 170 wings in 12 minutes.
A California man ate 23 waffles in 10 minutes to break his own world record at the 2006 Waffle House World Waffle-Eating Championships in Georgia.
A 100-pound Virginia woman who manages a Burger King restaurant now holds the World Grilled Cheese Eating title after downing 26 sandwiches in 10 minutes.
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