Monday, May 3, 2010

19 Cheesesteaks Downed in 10 Minutes

Joey Chestnut lived up to his No. 1 ranking on May 1 as the world's best competitive eater by devouring 19 cheesesteaks in 10 minutes during a Major League Eating Competition at Dorney Park in South Whitehall, PA.

The event featured 14 men and one woman.
Chestnut, a San Jose, Calif., native who seemed more like a hometown hero to his legions of fans, took home a $1,500 check from Dorney Park. The 6-inch cheesesteaks were provided by Subway. Bob, "Notorious B.O.B." Shoudt of Royersford, Montgomery County, came in second with 16 cheesesteaks and won $750.
"Eater X" Tim Janus of New York ate 14.5 for third place and $500 .Juliet Lee of Germantown, Md., received $250 for coming if fourth with 12.5 cheesesteaks.

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