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Water Valley, MS had 754 participants in its watermelon eating contest Saturday, which is believed to be a record. The previous record was 259 entrants in Safety Harbor, FL.
Leah Shutkever announced she has received two Guinness World Records for egg and burrito eating. The feats will appear on a Channel 4 program next month.
Spanish competitve eater Esstik has been recognized as the Guinness World Record holder for most hot dogs eaten in 3 minutes with 9.
GlobalNews.ca has an article about Joel Hansen eating 19 donairs in an hour at King of Donairs in Halifax, NS, which he believes is a world record.
Leah Shutkever has uploaded her attempt to set the Guinness record for eating a chocolate orange that was televised during "Britain's Favourite Chocolate Bar" on December 30. The clip includes footage of June's Highway 55 burger eating contest.
In her Instagram story, Leah Shutkever announced her attempt to break the Guinness record for eating chocolate oranges will be televised during "Britain's Favourite Chocolate Bar" on Channel 5 at 9 pm British Time.
Thrillist produced a video about the Guinness World Records held by Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle.
The 2019 Guinnesss Book of World Records has a page primarily devoted to Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle. Records from Michelle Lesco, Pete Czerwinski and Kevin Medina of the Philippines also appear in the bottom row of the page.
Leah Shutkever announces she set the Guinness record for the fastest time to eat a chocolate orange. She has added "UK's No.1 Competitive Eater" to her Instagram bio to after finishing ahead of "Beard Meats Food" in the Highway 55 Burgers contest.
Youtube has a video of Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle attempting to break 6 Guinness World Records in one session.
InYourAre.co.uk has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran eating 3.5 kg of doner kebabs in 30 minutes at German Doner Kebab in Reading on Saturday, which was billed as a world record.
Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate, MI produced a 72 inch pizza. The restaurant hopes to claim the status of largest deliverable pizza from the 54 inch square pizza produced by Big Mama's & Papa's Pizza in southern California. update Today.com has a post about the pizza.
The Cube has an interview with Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy about the wing eating contest his company held in Las Vegas that received recognition from Guinness as the largest wing contest. 3829 wings were eaten during the competition, with the winner consuming 59.
CNBC has a post about a wing eating contest held in Las Vegas Wednesday by Amazon Web Services. The 214 participants resulted in the competition receiving billing by Guinness World Records as the largest wing eating contest. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos mentioned the event yesterday, probably making him the richest person to be associated with an eating contest.

LA Beast “Beyond the Record” episode available

Kevin “LA Beast” Strahle’s episode of Guinness’ Beyond the Record can now be viewed online. In this video he attempts the following eating records in a row:

  • Fastest time to eat all chocolates from an advent calendar
  • Most marshmallows eaten in one minute (no hands)
  • Most peanut butter cups eaten in one minute
  • Most gummy bears eaten with a stick in one minute
  • Fastest time to drink a cup of coffee
  • Fastest time to drink two litres of soda through a straw

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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.
Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco ate 150g of pasta in 26.69 seconds on AZFamily.com to promote Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” . The time broke the Guinness record of 41 seconds, which requires diners to use a fork and not lift the plate of the table. Youtube Video
Buzzfeed has compiled a list of 17 "incredible and disgusting" competitive eating records.
Smithsonian.com has a post about the construction of a 1,774 pound burger by Mallie's in Southgate, MI, which has received Guinness recognition as the largest commerically available burger in the world.
Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle has uploaded a video of him breaking Don "Moses" Lerman's butter record of 7 1/4 pound sticks in 5 minutes.
On Wednesday, Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle received Guinness recognition for two records: most chicken nuggets eaten in three minutes (642.12 grams) and the Most Bhut jolokia peppers eaten in two minutes (121.9 g)
Mic.com has a report on Wayne Algenio's victory over Guinness record holder Greg Holder in the Carolina Reaper pepper eating contest at the New York City Hot Sauce Expo Sunday.
GuinnessWorldRecords.com reports that Filipino Ricardo “Rix Terabite” Francisco ate five burgers with 107 gram patties in a minute to break a record previously held by "Furious" Pete Czerwinski. The record attempt required eaters to only use one hand.

Fastest finishers of 70+ oz steak challenges

Bob Shoudt finished the Great Steak Challenge at Steak and Main in North East, MD in 12 minutes yesterday to set the men’s record. Here are the fastest times for finishing an official restaurant steak challenge with a precooked meat weight of 70 or more ounces that I have been able to find. Please let me know if I am missing any document challenges with a time of 12 minutes or less.

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Kobayashi's appearance on Italian television where he faced off against Vittorio Noschese to set the Guinness record for hamburgers eaten in three minutes can be viewed on youtube.
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