Joey Chestnut can eat A LOT of hot dogs, fast. He won his 4th straight title today at the annual 4th of July Coney Island hot dog eating contest by downing 54 dogs. Chestnut, a San Jose, Calif. native, said he was slow last year, though he was confident in his ability to win. Last year, Chestnut took the win with 68 hot dogs, a record, so he was down 14 dogs today. "I came out and knew what I had to do," he said after the competition (via Seattlepi.com ). "I was slower than I wanted to...Read Full Story
Joey Chestnut once again out-chewed, out-swallowed, and out-ate the competition at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York on Sunday. Chestnut ate 54 hotdogs to win the most prestigious hot dog eating contest in the world. DON'T MISS Famous Faces at the Farmer's Market Famous Chefs Celebrities Eating Fast Food This is the fourth time in a row that Chestnut has won the competition after defeating his Japanese rival Takeru Kobayashi the three previous years. Kobayashi won...Read Full Story
Joey Chestnut (born November 25, 1983) is a competitive eater best known for winning the annual 4th of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's in Coney Island, New York. Find more Joey Chestnut pictures, news and information below.