Found September 04, 2012 on With Leather:
This video is nearly 17 minutes long and is incredibly boring — at one point the cameraperson seems to forget they’re taping a competition at all and just films peoples’ shoulders — but it’s necessary to illustrate Joey Chestnut’s remarkable win at the 2012 Buffalo Wing Festival, and punctuate what a gross f**king human being he is.Joe took in almost eight goddamn pounds of chicken wings to set the course record, defeating the second place finisher by over a pound of chicken and third place by over two. How depressing is it when you eat over five pounds of food in 12 minutes and finish third? The bar is set too high. Here’s the final tally:Joey Chestnut: 7.61 pounds Sonya Thomas: 6.36 pounds Juliet Lee: 5.36 poundsBe sure to stick around until the very end, when Chestnut has his hand raised by a guy in a king’s robe and a chicken wing hat like he’s on the Bozo Show. That’s the kind of special touch that makes the competitive eating world’s crowns so prestigious. Also, the ring g...

Joey Chestnut downs 191 wings in 12 minutes

Be thankful Joey Chestnut didn't attend your Labor Day weekend cookout. Chestnut, known for his dominance at the annual July 4 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, showed Sunday that it doesn't really matter what's on the menu. Regardless of the lineup, he's going to eat more than you -- plain and simple. Chestnut flexed his muscle at the National...

Joey Chestnut eats 191 Buffalo wings in 12 minutes (Video)

There might not be a better eater in the world than competitive eater Joey Chestnut and he showed off his eating skills over the weekend at the 2012 Buffalo Wings Festival in Buffalo, New York. Watch as Joey chomps down on 191 separate wings in the twelve minute time limit which equates to 7.61 pounds of wings. Other notable competitive eaters at the event included Sonja...
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