Aaron Osthoff wins Calgary qualifier w/33 HDB

update June 4 Nathan’s Famous Canada facebook has a http://www.calgarysun.com/2012/06/02/hotdog-win-worth-relishing“>gallery.

update June 3 Lee Vilinsky wrote a column for his student newspaper decrying the Food Network for its excess. (via Ryan Batty)

update #3 The Calgary Sun has an article which says Heather Osthoff ate 7 hot dogs.

update #2 CBC.ca lists the Canadian winners as Nicole Anderson and Lee Vilinisky, subject of yesterday’s profile in the Calgary Herald. Nicole signed up for the contest this morning.

update CJAY 92 has a gallery

Robert Firlotte reports that Aaron Osthoff won the men’s division of today’s Nathan’s qualifier in Calgary with 33 hot dogs. Aaron’s wife Heather appears to have won the women’s division according to this picture. update Heather ate 12 hot dogs as did the Canadian female champion Nicole. The male Canadian champion was Gino with 16 hot dogs.

Comments (2)


  1. Lee Vilinsky said

    June 2, 2012 @ 5:10 pm

    Actually, Richard Shea announced only my ‘nickname.’ My real name is Lee “Gino” Vilinsky!

  2. Larellmarie said (Registered May 9, 2010)

    June 2, 2012 @ 7:35 pm

    Whooooohooooo!!! Finally another couple eating at the finals 🙂 Congrats to the Osthoffs xoxo

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