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Nathans Hot Dog Contest

Meet The Heimlich Guy At Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.02.2015 | Weird News

If any competitors choke on their food at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday, Eddie Latson will make his move. Latson, 48, of B...

'Twas the Night Before the Hot Dog Contest...

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Twas the night before the hot dog contest, and in Coney Island, not a gurgitator was sleepin', But dreaming of the morrow's Herculean eatin'.

PHOTOS: We Love The 'Black Widow'!

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

Can you eat more than 36 and three-quarters hot dogs in ten minutes? We didn't think so. That's the number of hot dogs that Sonya "The Black Wid...

I Eat for America

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 05.07.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

The Nathan's contest is the Tour de France, the Masters, and the Super Bowl rolled into a hot dog bun. I've been fortunate to be at the final table for a decade. Where can eating too many hot dogs get you?

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat 68 Hot Dogs?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Every year, on the Fourth of July, Americans eat hot dogs. A lot of hot dogs. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, such a thing...

Nathan's Contest Leaves Me Unfulfilled

Ron Kaplan | Posted 09.07.2011 | Impact
Ron Kaplan

Call me unpatriotic, but after hearing a news item on WINS that the winner of the annual Fourth of July event would consume some 20,000 calories in 1...

Ben Muessig

Chestnut Battles Kobayashi From Afar In July 4 Hot Dog Contest

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Yankees vs. Red Sox. Tupac vs. Biggie. Chestnut vs. Kobayashi? The rivalry between legendary hot dog eaters Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi is s...

The State Of Competitive Eating

Posted 08.31.2011 | Home

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is pretty much the Olympics of the competitive eating circuit. But there's much more to the life of a competiti...