Originally posted on Extra Pine Tar  |  Last updated 7/5/12

This video isn’t really “not safe for work” but do you really want your co-workers strolling by and seeing you watching a slow motion video of a guy shoveling a hot dog in to his mouth in such a manner that it could be mistaken for fetish porn?

Why does anybody else even show up to face this guy anymore? Kobiyashi tried to keep up and it drove him insane.

When a person is willing to intake nearly 20,000 calories, more than 1,150 grams of fat, over 400 grams of saturated fat and a whopping 48,300 milligrams of sodium in one sitting, just to get on ESPN once a year – there’s no competing with that.

So hats off to you, Joey Chestnut. You’re a pretty gross guy but I’m glad you found your niche. Otherwise your 4th of July would be spent being the creepy guy in the corner of the cookout who keeps screaming at people to watch you eat the mound of hot dogs that you brought from home.

PLAYERS: Joey Chestnut
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