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The Amazing Race youtube channel has a preview video for Wednesday's episode recorded in Tangiers, Morocco starring Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus. It appears one of the challenges Team Chomp will face will be belly dancing.
Youtube has an episode of Ripley's Believe it or Not containing a hot dog eating contest (starts around 34:00) in which "Gentleman" Joe Menchetti faced off against "Bayou" Boyd Bulot, who passed away in 2015.
The Amazing Race youtube channel has a video Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus doing the Icelandic drinks challenge that did not appear in last week's episode. Crossfit champion Katrín Davíðsdóttir was their server. There is another outtake video of "Team Chomp" discussing their competitive eating records.
Wayne Algenio announces that he will appear on the Action Bronson show tomorrow on the Viceland televison channel.
Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus, competing as Team Chomp, managed to avoid finishing in last place in yesterday's debut episode of the 30th season of The Amazing Race and will appear in week 2. The most daunting challenge of the episode was traversing a gorge in Iceland using a zipline. Teams also had to imbibe Icelandic alcohol; Team Chomp's drinking did not appear in the episode. This is not the first reality TV show, the duo appeared in. In a 2010 episode of Shaq vs. Joey Chestnut faced off in a hot dog eating contest against the NBA great after he was coached by Tim Janus (via 2 paragraphs)
Chicago.CBSLocal.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in The Amazing Race with Tim "Eater X" Janus as Team Chomp. He says he hopes to have an undefeated 2018 in competitive eating. The season will premier tomorrow on CBS.
Earlier today, Takeru Kobayashi faced off against a lion in an eating contest on a New Year's Day special for Japanese TV called Battle of Beauty and Beast. In 2003, Kobayashi competed against a bear in a hot dog eating contest on Fox's Man vs. Beast program. update Shrugu702 has a video clip of the program.
Youtube has an interview with Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus about competing in the 30th season of The Amazing Race as "Team Chomp". The first episode of the series will be televised on January 3.
Times Herald Online has an article about Merlin Chestnut, father of Joey Chestnut, who works as a music teacher at Solana, CA Middle School. His students will perform a concert on December 20 at the 105 year old Empress Theater in Vallejo, CA.
CBS officially announced the two-person teams that will compete on season 30 of The Amazing Race starting on January 3. Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" will be competing as "Team Chomp". In an interview, Joey Chestnut says he hopes to show the world "that competitive eaters are the best at solving problems". (video interview)
Season 30 of The Amazing Race will run on CBS from January 3, 2018 to February 21, 2018. One of the two person teams will consist of Joey Chestnut and Tim Janus.
The second season of Man v Food with new host Casey Webb will debut tomorrow night on the Travel Channel with new episodes recorded in Boston and Los Angeles. Other locations in the season will include Louisville, KY, St. Louis, Boise, ID, Daytona, FL, Grand Rapids, MI, the Ozarks, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Seattle and Burlington, VT.
John "Oink Oink" Bradley won a wing off at the WIP studio this morning to become the first person to qualify for Wing Bowl 26. A song about "Oink Oink" produced for his episode of The Practitioners is also available.
"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)
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
The Travel Channel reports that Man v Food will return for a second season with Casey Webb as host.
Media Match has a casting call for a production assistant for an eating competition television that will record at various locations in the United States.
Mary Bowers appearance (as the "Queen of Cupcakes") on last night's episode of The Gong Show on ABC can be viewed on youtube.
Mary Bowers announces she will appear on the Gong Show on ABC on Thursday. Molly Schuyler appeared on a previous episode.
The first episode of the 2017 season of Man v Food with new host Casey Webb can be viewed on the travel channel website. Wayne Algenio makes an appearance around minute 14.
Adventures in Poor Taste has an analysis of The Flash's metabolism, which requires him to eat 50 times more calories than the average human. If he obtained all his nutrition from hot dogs, he would need to eat about 3,518 Nathan's Famous 8 packs to sustain himself.
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