Competitive Eating category

The Epoch Times reports that Hatsuyo "The Witch" Sugawara, a mainstay on the Japanese team for the "Battle of Big Eaters" international competition, passed away earlier this month due to colorectal cancer. She was 59.
Ed "Cookie" Jarvis has posted several videos of his television appearances to his youtube channel.
B/R Walkoff produced a videovid asking members of the USA baseball team how many hot dogs they could eat in 10 minutes.
In his latest video, a Jaffa cake challenge, Geoff Esper admits he is lacking enthusiasm for competitive eating and is considering missing Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest. (via MikeyinCharge)
Manchester Evening News has posted a gallery of pictures taken at a tripe eating contest hosted by Sutcliffe's Tripe of Wigan on April 23, 1975.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" attempted to win $1,000 by finishing the 9 pound "Godzadilla" quesadilla challenge in under 35 minutes at Chabelitas Mexican Grill in Las Vegas.
The British Eating League has started a youtube channel. The latest video is from its Jaffa Cake eating contest won by Max Stanford.
Daily Star has an article listing five eating contest fatalities.
The Yorkshire Post has an article about Josh Gudgeon, co-host of the "Breaking Bread" podcast with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran.
The death of a competitive eater will be one of the incidents examined in the upcoming episode of CSI: Vegas, which will be televised February 16 on CBS at 10 pm eastern. (preview #1 | preview #2)
In a promotion for Bounty paper towels, former NFL tight end great Rob Gronkowski faced off against Austin Ekeler and Aidan Hutchinson in a wing eating contest. Between rounds, they answered questions about their pro football careers.
Geoff Esper appeared on CBS 12 this morning to discuss his competitive eating career and promote the April 30 Sweet Corn Eating Championship in West Palm Beach, which he said he will not be competing in. (youtube video)
Australian competitive eater James Webb has started a podcast called "Bloated".
Australian food challenger "Hulk Smash Food" announced that he completed the Sarlacc Burger Challenge at Mod Eisley Cantina to attain his 1500th food challenge victory.
Joey Chestnut's appearance on a 2009 episode of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" can be viewed on youtube.
Joel Hansen has produced a video about what he considers the hardest food challenges of 2022.
Leah Shutkever faced off against strongman competitor Eddie Hall in a "Crazy 8x8" Christmas burger eating contest.
Metro UK has a video about Max Stanford eating 57 mince pies in under 10 minutes to set a record.
Unilad has a post about the Netflix episode of "We Are the Champions" recorded at the 2019 PuckerButt pepper eating contest held in Fort Mill, SC focusing on the final round between Dustin "Atomik Menace" Johnson and Bella "Heat 101".
Beard Meats Food's attempt at the 100 ounce steak challenge at The White Hart in Swaffham has been ranked as the top viral video recorded in Norfolk, England in 2022.
Beard Meats Food recorded a new song, "I Got Cheesecake" to benefit the Stroke Association charity, which has reached #3 on the UK Singles chart . has an article in German about the song.
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry attempted to eat 30 pounds of stuffing in a video livestreamed tonight.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her visit to The Rockford Corner Bar in July 2021 to attempt to break Tim Janus' 2006 record of 43.5 chili dogs. (article about the challenge) has a post looking back at the October 2012 death of Edward Archbold, who passed away after choking in a cockroach eating contest held at Ben Siegel Reptiles in Deerfield Beach, FL.
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