Crazy Legs Conti category

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2017 Jun 44th138 min Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans, LA
2017 May 192nd19 10 minNathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Cincinnati, OH
2017 May 62nd17.5 10 minNathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Tampa, FL

Friday Magazine of the United Arab Emirates has an interview with Crazy Legs Conti.
Crazy Legs Conti has an interview with Geoff Esper on his Huffington Post blog and has proposed a nickname contest to select an alternate to "He really needs a nickname".
Great Big Story has a video about Crazy Legs Conti titled "What It’s Like to Eat Hot Dogs for Sport".

Direct Action Everywhere video of Nathan’s stage invasion

update Jul 6 Brian Dudzinski has a video talking about the invasion of the left side of the stage. Fake blood was thrown on his food and his & Noelle Morgan’s son was knocked over.

update Jul 5 “Sentiocentrist” admitted throwing blood in this instagram caption. Dan “Big Cat” Katz said he will seek legal action following the admission.

The group Direct Action Everywhere has taken credit for and produced a video of their stage invasion of the Nathan’s finals at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3YViml5lXo. First a woman climbs on stage and throws fake blood on Crazy Legs Conti (Dan “Big Cat” Katz also gets hit). During the commotion, a blonde woman and two males climb on stage. The Daily Mail has an article about the incursion.

Here are some screen captures of the assault (click on images for full size). If have archived the video in case it gets deleted.

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Clearwindow has produced a mini-documentary of Crazy Legs Conti eating hot dogs while sitting on a Deno's Wonder Wheel car Friday. George Shea dressed as a priest for the occasion.
The Brooklyn Daily has an article and video about Crazy Legs Conti eating hot dogs on top of a Wonder Wheel car Friday. During the revolution, he managed to eat 12 hot dogs in 3 minutes and also had to duck to avoid being hit by another car.
Crazy Legs Conti has a Huffington Post blog entry about his plans to eat hot dogs on the Wonder Wheel in Coney Island tomorrow. He will also attend "The Art of Competitive Eating" Gallery Show at THE COUNTING ROOM in Brooklyn on July 2.
Crazy Legs Conti faced off against a Daily Mail employee in a Nathan's hot dog eating contest streamed on facebook video today. George Shea was also present.

Conti & Kassandra Zapata conquer qualifier

update SACurrent has a gallery

update News4SA.com has an article KEN5 has an article and gallery

Results via Aly Kent periscope
Full Results Part 1 | Part 2

Men
22 Crazy Legs Conti
16.5 Nate Biller
12 Clint Scott
11 Jeremy Farmer
7 Robert Silva
6.5 Chap Hupp
5.5 Mark Poland
5 Phil Taglieri
4.5 Juan Hernandez

Women
11 Kassandra Zapata
10.5 Mary Bowers
6 Vanessa Salazar

Aly Kent has a Periscope from today’s qualifier.

There are multiple women competing. If Mary Bowers wins, I think it will be the first qualifier she has claimed victory in a qualifier with 2 or more females.

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Crazy Legs Conti is the guest on the most recent episode of the Fink Beats the Stomach podcast. He is curating a competitive eating art show that will open on July 2.
Sociopath World has a blog entry about Crazy Legs Conti.
The FBTSpod twitter has the finishing times for Yasir Salem (6 hours 28 minutes) & Crazy Legs Conti (7:05) in yesterday's New York City Marathon. Conti's time was about 3 times as long as female champion Mary Keitany's result of 2:24.
Crazy Legs Conti will discuss his chicken wing eating techniques on Friday's episode of You're Eating it Wrong on the Cooking Channel.
Zagat produced a behind the scenes video recorded at this year's Nathan's finals starring Yasir Salem and Crazy Legs Conti. Fink Beats the Stomach makes a cameo.
Crazy Legs Conti did an interview on Kiss 108 this morning with the following description: "Boston competitive eater #CrazyLegs on @MattyShow about how to beat @joeyjaws at @originalnathans @eatingcontest". (According to the eatfeats database, Conti is winless (0-47) for his career vs Chestnut).
Crazy Legs Conti has a report on the protest that interrupted the Chicago Ribfest eating contest. His Huffington Post blog entry also includes a review of Taco in a Bag.
Tailgate Fan has an interview with Crazy Legs Conti (conducted in March or earlier) in which h makes the claim an injury has never occurred at a MLE contest. (Conti was present at a 2004 jambalaya eating contest in Washington, DC where Dale Boone required the Heimlich maneuver. According to Eat This Book, Crazy Legs blocked a media camera while "The Mouth of the South" received medical attention.)

2015 Palm Beach Sweet Corn

update April 29 Sun Sentinel has a contest video

update April 28 Crazy Legs Conti has a contest report. Sean Brockert was a judge.

update Palm Beach Post has an article and gallery

Fink Beats the Stomach has the top 5 Top 3 ear totals

1) Erik Denmark 37 ears
2) Crazy Legs Conti 35
3) Gideon Oji 34
4) Yasir Salem
5) Miki Sudo

Miki Sudo, Nate Biller, Erik Denmark, Yasir Salem and defending champion Crazy Legs Conti are expected to compete. Gideon Oji will make his non-qualifier debut.

Crazy Legs Conti appeared on WFLX Friday morning.

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2015 Atlanta Nathan’s qualifier

update April 23 The WSB-TV segment is available on youtube

update April 17 Crazy Legs Conti has a Huffington Post report which is primarily a eulogy to “Little Jimmy”.

update April 16 News-Daily.com has an article about runner-up Gideon Oji who plans to compete next in the Charlotte qualifier in May.

WSBTV has an article and gallery.

update April 13 The contest page has been updated to lis Dee Martin as the female winner with 7 hot dogs

No female winner has been announced as of 5:20 pm eastern. Dee Martin was present, so presumably she was the victor. At least one other woman competed, so there will be a women’s wild card leader (if the female runner-up total was recorded).

The top 3 men:
1) Crazy Legs Conti 21
2) Gideon Oji 20
3) Damien Boykin 17

Paul Barlow will be competing in his first MLE contest in almost two years.

A picture of the entire field.

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2015 Florida Strawberry Festival Nathan’s qualifier

update March 3 #2 Crazy Legs Conti has a preview for the Huffington Post.

update March 3 Plant City Observer has a contest report

Frankie has an instagram video

update TampaBay.com has a contest report claiming that Conti received an unspecified deduction for debris.

Full men’s results part 1 | part 2
1) Nate Biller 23
2) Crazy Legs Conti 22.75
3) Jose Azua 12
4) Jerry Whited 11
5) Mark Trombetta 8.5
6T) Yariel Vignau 8
6T) Yadiel Vignau 8
8) Matthew Germuth 6
9) Thomas Brown 3

Nate Biller has been announced as the male winner with a total of 23

Crazy Legs Conti had at least 21 according to this picture. Dave Wood has the men’s wild card lead with 27.5

Mary Bowers was the top female with 10

Crazy Legs Conti, Nate Biller and Mary Bowers are expected to compete.

TampaBay.com has a contest preview. The contest is expected to start at 6pm.

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The New York Daily News has a report on Crazy Legs taking advantage of IHOP's all you can eat offer to set the house record of 14 at a Manhattan location. update Jan 31 Molly Schuyler says she ate 95 pancakes
Crazy Legs Conti is the guest on the latest episode of the Fink Beats the Stomach podcast. At 1:02, he addresses the controversial 2010 Nathan's qualifier in Escondido, CA (and calls Dave Wagner a "douchebag" for uploading his contest footage.) He talks about the chaotic end of the most recent sweet corn eating contest at 1:09 and says he might not return to that event unless Bob Shoudt is banned.
Crazy Legs Conti has a blog entry for the Huffington Post about Glutton Force Five and its owners, Pat Bertoletti & Tim Brown which reports they might be moving to a downtown Chicago location when their suburban mall lease expires.
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