If it’s fourth of July, that means in Brooklyn it’s time for Nathan’s Famous July Fourth International Hot Dog Eating Contest. Can anyone unseat four-time winner Takeru Kobayahsi of Japan, who last year ate 53 1/2 hot dogs in twelve minutes?
Here are last year’s onlookers just seconds before Norwegian-born Steinar Andersen’s unsuccessful (and rather unpleasant) attempt to eat his 42nd hot dog.
I don’t know any Holm Andresen, but whoever those people are, they sure look scared about something.
Maybe that’s a picture from when that train went off the tracks in the Midwest last month. Although the picture does look a little photoshopped, if you know what I mean.
I wonder how you train for such a competition?
They should be required to eat the hot dogs in a normal fashion. None of this frankfurter-first-and-then-the-bun nonsense. That’s a perversion of the basic idea. Like saying someone can hit for you in a baseball game.
They should have to eat them with all the fixen’s too. That is a real hotdog.