Competitive Eating category

In the latest episode of Practitioners TV, John "Oink Oink" Bradley attempts the Great Steak Challenge at Steak & Main in North East, MD.
Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle will attempt 6 consecutive eating records in an upcoming episode of Beyond the Record, a facebook video series about Guiness World Record holders.
The Brazilian youtube channel Corbucci Eats has surpassed 100,000 subscribers, probably making it the first Portuguese language competitive eating youtube channel to reach that milestone.
Mashable has a post and video about stretchable pants produced by Stove Top Stuffing intended for big meals like Thanksgiving.
Newtown Bee has a report on the "Celebration of Kindness and day of remembrance" held in Newtown, CT on October 27 to honor Caitlin Nelson, who passed away after choking in a pancake eating contest held at Sacred Heart University in March.
Heeb Magazine reposted a 2010 article about Jewish competitive eating focusing on "Krazy" Kevin Lipsitz also containing quotes from Brian Seiken and Don Lerman. The article raises the possibility if digestive disorders like Crohn's Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which are more likely to affect Jews, are holding back Jewish competitive eaters.
The Odyssey Online has an article about mukbang eating videos with a quote from Erik "The Electric" Lamkin.
The Scottish Sun reports that Elizabeth Branning was hospitalized after she ate a Carolina Reaper pepper, billed as the world's spiciest, in a charity challenge.
Stephanie Joshi of https://instagram.com/nuttyfoodiefitness has started a food challenge youtube channel with a Q & A session. She says that her favorite channels include Beard Meats Food, Erik the Electric and Matt Stonie.
Yesterday at the FoodBeast headquarters in Santa Ana, CA Raina Huang attempted to eat a 50x50 burger (50 patties & 50 slices of cheese) from In-n-Out Burger, which was billed as a record. update Nov 6 Foodbeast has a blog entry and video and
RIP "Tiny" Tim Rauscheder, who passed away on October 30 according to these youtube comments. LA Beast confirmed the passing on twitter. 2013 Cleveland.com article about Tim.
Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran appeared on Monday's episode of The Digital Human produced by the BBC. The topic of the episode is super normal stimuli. (Download link)
Mike "Strictly Dumpling" Chen produced a video of him attempting a 50 pound lobster challenge costing $662 in Toronto.
Irish bodybuilder Rob Lipsett produced a video of him attempting to eat 10,000 calories in one hour.
The second part of BBC's World Service Food Chain podcast about competitive eating is available online. This program focuses on the health aspects of competitive eating with Erik Lamkin discussing his history with eating disorders. Andrei Sidorov also attempts the Iron Pig Challenge at Porky's BBQ.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski appeared on Dragons' Den (the Canadian equivalent of ABC's Shark Tank) with a team seeking investment for New Age Performance's line of performance enhancing mouthpieces. Brian Shaw "The World's Strongest Man" was another member of the team. (video)
Ed Krachie, the 1995 & 1996 Nathan's hot dog eating champion, has a twitter at @edkrachie.
Kate Ovens, Yasir Salem and Takeru Kobayashi will appear on BBC's Food Chain program tonight. The program will also visit an eating contest in Singapore. update The podcast is now available online (mp3 file)
FoodBeast.com has interviews with Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Miki Sudo about their preparation for an eating contest.
Listverse.com has a list of 10 Unappetizing Facts About Eating Contests.
Monty "Moe Train" Wiradilaga has started a competitive eating website called Down to Feast at http://www.dtfeast.com/
Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus are reportedly a team for the upcoming season of CBS' The Amazing Race, which started recording today in New York City. Television commitments might have been the reason Joey Chestnut withdrew from yesterday's pork roll eating contest. (Group picture, Joey Chestnut & Tim Janus are on the right side)
Food Paradise XL, about restaurants' oversized offerings, will debut tonight on the Travel Channel at 9pm. One of the meals will be the Burritozilla at Iguana's in San Jose.
Navasota Examiner has an article about Canadian comedian Tom Green attempting the 85 ounce steak challenge at The Relay Station Restaurant in Plantersville, TX for a new Travel Channel show called Biggest America
AMNY.com has an article on how Tony Danza became the judege for the meatball eating contest at the Feast of San Gennaro in New York City on September 23.
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