Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard category

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CBS Denver has an interview with Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard about his 11 year competitive eating career.
update April 6 Joey Chestnut has an interview with WTSP about competitive eating dangers update April 4 Voodoo Doughnut has suspended the challenge at all locations KUSA reports that Travis Maloof passed away after choking during an attempt at the "Tex-Ass" Challenge at Voodoo Doughnut in Denver early Sunday morning. update KDVR has an interview with former MLE eater Brian Beard about the fatality who says “Every competitive eater has choked. It happens.”
Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard offers his recollections about competing in the 2010 Nathan's finals to the Denver Post.
The Denver Post has an article about Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard which also contains quotes from Ed "Cookie" Jarvis.
Bryan Beard announces he will compete in the bratwurst eating contest at Denver Oktoberfest on Saturday.
Tomorrow's episode of Disaster House on the DIY network will feature a constest between two competitive eaters and two garbage disposal units. Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard will be one of the competitive eaters.
The Denver post has a gallery of the bratwurst eating contest held at Denver Oktoberfest. Joey Chestnut 's team ate 38 sausages in 8 minutes and Bryan Beard's team ate 30. Crazy Legs Conti served as emcee. update Sept 25 The Denver Post has an article. Mark Sutherburg was the top amateur. update Sept 25 #2 greenami has a video of the event.
The Aurora Sentinel has an interview with Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard.
The MLE twitter reports that the team of Pat Bertoletti, Tim "Gravy" Brown and Bryan Beard (team name: the killer Bs ?) defeated a team of Jimmy John's sandwich makers at the Mile High Music Festival in Denver, 20.5 sandwiches to 20.

2010 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest field

(Bumped & Modified originally posted June 27)

The following people won a slot in the 2010 Nathan’s finals by winning a qualifier. The second column is the number of hot dogs eaten in the qualifier (click on the names to see their contest history)

2010 May 6 29 “Big” Ben Monson Las Vegas, NV
2010 May 8 38.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker Foxborough (Boston), MA
2010 May 8 18 Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard San Jose, CA
2010 May 15 23 Peter “Pretty Boy” Davekos East Hartford, CT
2010 May 15 28 Tim “Gravy” Brown Newnan, GA
2010 May 29 40 “Notorious” Bob Shoudt Atlantic City, NJ
2010 Jun 5 29 Erik “The Red” Denmark Tempe, AZ
2010 Jun 6 12 Andrew Bosque Virginia Beach, VA
2010 Jun 12 34 Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas Norfolk, VA
2010 Jun 13 23.5 Sean “Flash” Gordon Thackerville, OK
2010 Jun 19 13 Kristopher Adams Fayetteville, NC
2010 Jun 19 30 Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Charlotte, NC
2010 Jun 26 46 Tim “Eater X” Janus Queens, NY
2010 Jun 26 25 Crazy Legs Conti Escondido, CA
2010 Jun 26 28.25 Juliet Lee Fishkill, NY

Allen Goldstein received a slot by leading the wild card standings. Here are the wild card standings according to results in the eatfeats datbase (qualifier winners not listed):

2010 May 8 28.75 Allen “Shredder” Goldstein Foxborough (Boston), MA
2010 May 15 27 “Jammin” Joe LaRue Newnan, GA
2010 May 29 25 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves Atlantic City, NJ
2010 Jun 5 25 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan Tempe, AZ
2010 May 29 24.5 Pat “from Moonachie” Philbin Atlantic City, NJ
2010 Jun 26 24 Micah “Wing Kong” Collins Fishkill, NY
2010 Jun 5 22 Damon “The Omen” Wells Tempe, AZ
2010 Jun 26 21 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski Queens, NY
2010 May 29 20 Dave “U. S. Male” Goldstein Atlantic City, NJ

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The blog for the Melissa and Bob Show has a podcast of an interview with Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard.

Bryan Beard denied Coney spot despite qualifier win

Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard commented that he has been denied a slot in the July 4 Nathan’s finals despite winning a qualifier Saturday at San Jose State with 18 hot dogs. A minimum of 20 hot dogs was listed in confirmation emails, but does not appear on the IFOCE or Nathan’s website.

Previous qualifier winners who ate less than 20 hot dogs have appeared in the finals (since 2005)

2006 Jun 24 1st 19.5 12 min “Jalapeno” Jed Donahue Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier San Francisco, CA
2008 Jun 21 1st 19.25 10 min Peter “Pretty Boy” Davekos Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Atlanta, GA
2005 Jun 11 1st 19 12 min Kenji Oguni Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Tokyo, Japan
2006 Jun 17 1st 19 12 min Kenji Oguni Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Tokyo, Japan
2010 May 8 1st 18 10 min Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier San Jose, CA
2008 Jun 28 1st 17.75 10 min Kevin Ross Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier San Bruno, CA
2009 Jun 27 1st 9 10 min Bob Cocadrillo Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Brooklyn, NY

(The 2009 qualifier was restricted to New York City police and firefighters.)

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Bryan Beard @ SJSU qualifier: “I’m going to Coney Island”

4:51 George Shea has the top 3:
1) Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard 18 HDB
2) Ryan McKillop 17.75 HDB
3) Crazy Legs Conti 16.5

4:40 Bryan Beard’s twitter has the following update: “IM GOING TO CONEY ISLAND!!!!”

The only information I have obtained about the San Jose State qualifier is that Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard will be competing in it. I don’t know what time it will be held or where on the San Jose State campus it will take place.

Comments (58) has the results from yesterday's qualifier. Jimmy Mares and Bryan Beard tied for first.