Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Champions Attend Official Weigh-In

In This Photo: Takeru Kobayashi
Former champion Takeru Kobayashi bites a hot dog at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest official weigh-in ceremony July 2, 2009 in New York City. Joey Chestnut defeated arch rival Kobayashi of Japan in an overtime battle last year by consuming 64 hot dogs.
(July 2, 2009 - Source: Mario Tama/Getty Images North America)