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2019 Sep 2110th10.5 10 minTrenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship Trenton, NJ
2019 Jun 15??8 min Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship Mattituck, NY
2019 Jun 82nd1710 min Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Syracuse, NY

Eater.com has a youtube video titled "How the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Became an ESPN Icon". The video contains a demonstration contest won by Badlands Booker in which George Shea catches Crazy Legs Conti cheating. (Eater.com blog entry)
Crazy Legs Conti has self-published a book titled The Loneliness of the Long Distance Eater: A Competitive Eater's Diary available on amazon.com.
Doug Sakmann posted a clip from an upcoming Troma film of Badlands Booker, Wayne Algenio, Crazy Legs Conti, Tim "Gravy" Brown and adult actress Nadia White competing in an eating contest.
Palm Beach Happening has an interview with Crazy Legs Conti where he critiques a new style of competitive corn eating: "Now these upstart whippersnappers use a technique titled, 'The Rake' where most of the kernels fly in the air and not in the mouth."
An official MLE podcast, Men in Boaters, has been started with Rich Shea and Crazy Legs Conti as co-hosts. They call Sam Barclay, the emcee of tomorrow's Nathan's qualifier in Miami, who says that Rene Rovtar will have a female competitor from Winter Park, FL. Eric "Badland" Booker and George Shea also did podcasts earlier this week about the qualifier for Miami.CBSlocal.com.
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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