Tim “Eater X” Janus category

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2015 Oct 102nd1.6875 6 minBen's Chili Bowl's World Chili Eating Championship Washington, DC
2015 Jul 43rd35.5 10 minNathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - men Brooklyn, NY
2015 Jun 141st36 10 minNathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Queens, NY

Panels from a comic strip starring Tim "Eater X" Janus by Jeff Mahannah have been posted on instagram.
Jeff Mahannah is drawing a comic about the Nathan's finals starring Tim "Eater X" Janus.
Parade.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in The Amazing Race. He says that Tim "Eater X" Janus was his first choice for partner and he wouldn't change that decision despite their elimination in Wednesday's episode. He says he is disappointed there was no big eating challenge during the race and he wishes he had ran more before starting to get in better shape. update Jan 30 Reality TV World also has an interview with Joey Chestnut.
Team Chomp, consisting of Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus, was eliminated from season 30 of The Amazing Race after they had difficulty solving a puzzle based on a Van Gogh painting at the end of last night's episode recorded in south France. They were beat out for the final spot by Team Wellstrung, a pair of bodybuilding violinists. Other challenges Team Chomp did yesterday included boating with a single person sailboat, catapult construction, sandal making and a bocce style game called petanque. Team Chomp was the only duo to attempt the painting challenge; other teams did a challenge in a Roman arena now used for bullfighting.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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)
The Sporkful has an interview with Tim "Eater X" Janus on how health concerns led to his retirement from competitive eating in 2015. (The first half of the program is a rerun of a 2012 podcast).

Tim Janus’ 40th birthday today

Today is Tim Janus’ 40th birthday. Here is a list of all his MLE victories:

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Tim Janus' appearance on Friday night's episode of the Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim can be viewed online.
Tim "Eater X" Janus is expected to appear on the Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim at midnight tonight.
IMDB.com has an entry for ScarfFace, a competitive eating documentary that is currently filming. Tim Janus leads the list of stars; other cast members include Crazy Legs Conti and Miki Sudo.

MLE top 50 updated, Tim “Eater X” Janus dropped

Michael Deitz noticed the MLE top 50 was updated today. Tim “Eater X” was ejected from the #4 position, ending a streak in the rankings of at least a decade. Other ejections are Scott Thomas (#35) and Marlene Wigginton (#43). New entrants are Steven Schuster (#22) Michael Dietz(#34) and Kassandra Zapata (#42).

It is interesting that Scott Thomas and Marlene Wigginton were removed when they had done competitions in the last 365 days. Eric Livingston and Ben Do have not competed since 2014.

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On twitter, Tim "Eater X" announced that he will not be competing in Nathan's in 2016. This should result in a tight race for the men's third place in the Nathan's finals.
According to a February tweet, Tim "Eater X" became a free agent today if he did not extend his MLE contract.
Tim "Eater X" Janus stated on twitter that he will become a free agent (presumably MLE contract will expire) on April 12.
Tim "Eater X" Janus appeared on tonight's episode of Billions on Showtime. update Feb 16 Decider.com has a recap with an animated .GIF of the hot dot eating contest scene.
WOW247 has interviews with Matt Stonie, Tim Janus, Miki Sudo and Michelle Lesco about what it takes to be a champion eater.
TheDodo.com has a report on the animal rights protest after the conclusion of the men's Nathan's finals claiming that Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco and Tim "Eater X" Janus shoved some of the activists and took their signs.
IBTimes.com has an interview with Tim "Eater X" Janus, who says that he has curtailed his training and plans to retire from competitive eating and leave New York City at the end of 2016. Scout.com also has an interview with "Eater X" and USA Today's For the Win Has a video of his hot dog techniques.

2015 Jackie Robinson Rotunda qualifier

update Brian Seiken has a contest video

Results Full results Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
Men
1) Tim “Eater X” Janus 36
2) Geoff Esper 30, wild card leader
3T) Brian Seiken 13.5
3T) Wild Bill Myers 13.5
5) Jordan Rothman 10
6T) Andy Flamm 7. 5
6T) Seth Rothman 7.5
8) Nick Durham 4

Women
1) Meredith Boxberger 18
2) Lisa George 6.5
3) Prudence DiBenedetto 6
4) Mary Sevastos 1

The favorites are Meredith Boxberger and Tim Janus, who says he has not eaten a hot dog since the 2014 Nathan’s finals.

Janus’ last contest was the Brooklyn cannoli eating contest in October. According to the official account of that event, he received second place after he claimed he was credited with an extra plate after tying Badlands Booker. (Interestingly, the Brookly Daily’s account makes no mention of that deduction and claims the margin was .75 cannolis.)

Previous Mets’ ballpark qualifier winners

2014 Jun 15 1st 28.5 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2014 Jun 15 1st 14 10 min Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2013 Jun 29 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2013 Jun 29 1st 5 10 min Prudence DiBenedetto Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2012 Jun 2 1st 40 10 min “Notorious” Bob Shoudt Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2012 Jun 2 1st 20 10 min Maria “Edible” Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – men Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 7 10 min Laura Leu Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – women Queens, NY
2010 Jun 26 1st 46 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2009 Jun 20 1st 40 10 min Eric “Badlands” Booker Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2008 Jun 14 1st 42 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2007 Jun 3 1st 26.5 12 min Erik “The Red” Denmark Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2006 Jun 18 1st 29 12 min “Notorious” Bob Shoudt Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2005 Jul 2 1st 20 12 min Crazy Legs Conti Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY

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