Ronnie “Megabyte” Hartman category

The Fink Beats the Stomach has an interview with the winners of the Nathan's qualifier in Nashville in October 2017, Brynn Szeles and Ronnie Hartman, who has moved to Buffalo to pursue a professional wrestling career. Brynn has been a competitive eating fan for over a decade, but could not compete in a qualifier due to living in Hungary.

2017 Nashville Nathan’s qualifier

Official results men | women

1 Ronnie Hartman 28.75
2 Michael “Big Eater Mike” whities 23
3 Brian Dudzinski 19

1W Bryn Szeles 8.75
2W Rene Rovtar 8.5

Facebook Live video from NewsChannel 5

Fox Nashville has a live stream of the contest.

Brian Dudzinski, Ronnie Hartman, Michael “Big Eater Mike” Whities and Rene Rovtar are expected to compete.

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Ronnie Hartman announces that he competed in an East Coast Wings eating contest on WFMY this morning vs. Eric Chilton.
Greensboro.com has has an article on Ronnie Hartman's training session at Hooters, where he plans to eat 100 wings tonight. update WFMY reports "Megabyte" ate 77 wings in 10 minutes

2015 Cleveland Nathan’s qualifier

update Jul 1 Joseph Cerulli has a contest video

update
1) Jeff Butler 22
2) Ronnie Hartman 20

1W) Liz McLurg 8.5

Ronnie Hartman and Scott Thomas appeared on Fox 8 this morning. Jeff Butler also is expected to compete.

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Ronnie Hartman has posted a request on reddit for someone to transport natural casing Nathan's hot dogs ordered by a Publix grocery store in Charlotte to Greensboro, NC.

Ronnie Hartman wins 2014 Nathans’ Charlotte qualifer

update May 30 The Rushville Republican has a contest report

update May 28 Crazy Legs Conti has a contest report for the Huffington Post

update May 26 Exmainer.com has an article

Brian Seiken interview Brian Subich about the qualifier in his latest podcast

Rake and Herald has a contest report

Ronnie Hartman (contest | results) and NGuyenCHanh1911 have videos

update Results from George Shea
1) Ronnie Hartman 21
2) Crazy Legs Conti 20.5
3) Brian Subich 20
? Corey Fanguy 15
? Jeremy Sims
? Damien Boykin

1W) Meredith Boxberger 18, highest so far in 2013-14
?) Katie Boykin wife of Damien Boykin

Joey Chestnut’s appearance on WBTV and Ronnie Hartman’s interview on WCCM can be viewed online.

Meredith Boxberger is the only announced female competitor.

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WCCB has an interview with Ronnie Hartman about competitng in Saturday's Nathan's qualifier in Charlotte. Crazy Legs Conti and Damien Boykin are also expected. The article incorrectly says this will be the first Charlotte Nathan's qualifier; Concord Mills was a previous site.