Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest (15 images)

Competitive eating champion Joey Chestnut won his sixth consecutive title, while Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas set a new record for the women's contest by eating 45 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest in New York.
Updated: July 4, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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People enjoy Independence Day at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, NY on July 4, 2012. Joey Chestnut wins the Hot Dog Eating Contest consuming 68 hotdogs and is now tied with his former rival Takeru Kobayashi with six straight wins. UPI/John Angelillo .
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