Competitive eater downs record 255 Peeps in 5 minutes

Ben Hooper

April 11 (UPI) -- The world's No. 2 ranked competitive eater broke his own world record by inhaling 255 marshmallow Peeps in 5 minutes.

Matt Stonie, who hails from San Jose, Calif., downed 255 of the Easter-season marshmallow treats Saturday at the second-annual National Harbor World Peeps Eating Championship in Maryland.


Stonie broke his own record of 200 Peeps in 5 minutes, set during last year's event.

Stonie, who is ranked No. 2 by Major League Eating, was awarded $1,750 and a trophy filled with Peeps.


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