American Joey Chestnut defeated 6-time champion Takeru Kobayashi to capture the Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest title. Chestnut downed 66 hot dogs compared to 63 for Kobayashi, setting a new world record in the process. Not surprisingly, the record is expected to be contested by Paris Hilton who reportedly downed 68 wieners at a party last night.
American Joey Chestnut set a new competitive eating record by scarfing down an astounding 59.5 hot dogs in 12 minutes, shattering the old mark of 54.25 held by Japan’s Takeru Kobayashi. Not to be outdone, Nicole Richie also set a new food related record over the weekend by throwing up three out of the four meals she ate.