America is the fattest country in the world so a guy like Joey “Jaws” Chestnut is iconic. Chestnut has won the Nathan’s World Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest a record 9 times.
Chestnut’s record is 73 hot dogs and buns consumed in 10 minutes.
In our radio chat today, we discussed his Nathan’s competition prep, the aftermath, celebrity pampering, other food contests, and the unrelenting sting from overeating ice cream.
Louisville is hosting a Nathan’s qualifying round this Saturday at Thunder Over Louisville. The top male and female finisher earn the right to compete against Joey Jaws and all the other stars of competitive eating in Brooklyn. DETAILS HERE