Australia eating challenges and contests category

Serbian-Australian Milly Ivanaov has started a youtube channel with her attempt at the 2kg pancake challenge at Milky Beograd in Belgrade.
Golden Wok Australia is holding a video dumpling eating contest awarding $1000/$500/$200 vouchers. Entrants need to submit videos of themselves eating 9 dumplings be September 29.
Men's Health has a video interview with Australian food challenger Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman.
The Studio 10 facebook page has an interview with Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang, Australia's top ranked female competitive eater.
thatslife.com.au has an interview with Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang, billing her as Australia's "biggest female eater".
Kate Ovens appeared on "The Morning Show" in Australia. 7news.com.au has a video and a transcript of her interview.
The Daily Mail has an article about Australian Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang.
Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang, Australia's top ranked female competitive eater, has started a youtube channel. update Mimi has posted her first food challenge video, the St. Patrick Day's Schnitzelmeister Challenge. Nela Zisser did the challenge at another location.
Mimi Zhang won two pancake eating contests at the Pancake Manor in Brisbane, QLD this past weekend.

Woman passes away after competing in Australia Day lamington eating contest

update Jan 29 Daily Mail has an article about the deceased giving her name as Megan Moon and her age as 51.

update Jan 27 Yahoo, CNN and the BBC have articles. The hotel has posted a statement on its facebook page.

News.com.au reports that a 60 year old woman passed away after choking and suffering a seizure while competing in an Australia Day lamington (sponge cake) eating contest held at the Beach House Hotel in Hervey Bay, QLD. (Newsweek | Daily Mail | SMH video)

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News.com.au has a profile of Nela Zisser. She will be traveling to Singapore in April to compete against Zermatt Neo.
Nerang NSL in Nerang, QLD will hold a pie eating contest on January 26 awarding at least $300/$150/$50.
Pho Dzung will hold a pho eating contest in Melbourne, VIC on January 19 awarding $500/$200/$100.
9Kitchen has an article about Australian competitive eater Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman.
NowtoLove.com.au has an article about Australian competitive eater Jason Peters.
Mimi Zhang finished the 1.5kg (53 oz) steak challenge in 9:49 at Manly Deck Bar & Restaurant in Manly, QLD, which I think makes her the second female to finish a 48+ oz. steak challenge in under 10 minutes after Molly Schuyler.
Smoky Sue's in Neutral Bay, NSW, Austraia will hold a tomahawk steak eating contest on December 14 awarding $1000 to the winner and $500 to the runner-up. The contest field will be announced tomorrow.
Mimi Zhang was the first person to complete the pho challenge at Sunnybank Plaza in Brisbane, QLD with a finishing time of 26 minutes. The meal had a listed weight of 4.5 kg, but the actual weight was 5.5 kg (12 pounds).
The Newcastle (Australia) Herald has an article about Australian competitive eating focusing on Jamie "Lemon Blossom" Miller.
Daily Mail has an article about Australian competitive eater Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman breaking Guinness records for most cannolis eaten in 30 seconds and eating 6 jam donuts without licking his lips.
"Hulk Smash Food" and Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman ate 2.5 pounds of butter in a minute on Australia's Got Talent.
Australian competitive eater Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman appeared on The Morning Show to discuss his plans to eat 40,000 calories in a day.
ABC.net.au has an article about Australian competitive eating focusing on the health risks faced by participants.
That's Alotta Donuts in Somerton, VIC, Australia will hold a donut eating contest on April 7 awarding $500/$250/$100.
Piper, an American competitor on the Australian reality show My Test Kitchen claimed she ate 52 baby back ribs to win an eating contest. (video)
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