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Sweetwater Marina & Riverdeck in Hammonton, NJ will hold a wing eating contest on October 22 awarding a Jalen Hurts Philadelphia Eagles jersey.
Ricarditoofit has uploaded a video of a 42 pound cheesesteak he attempted with a team of five Spaniards and three North Americans at Amato Brothers in Oaklyn, NJ. Other team members included Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy, Joel Hansen, Joe Burger Challenge, Dave Cheats and Tano Villar. Joe Burger Challenge's video
Bill "El Wingador" Simmons posted a tribute to the winner of Wing Bowl 2 and 3, Kevin "Heavy Keavy" O'Donnell, who recently passed away following a struggle with cancer. He is one of five multiple Wing Bowl Winners: Simmons (5), Joey Chestnut (3), Molly Schuyler (3), Jonathan Squibb (3), O'Donnell (2). update Crossing Broad and the Gloucester City News have obituaries.
Nadia White qualified for Wing Bowl 26 by eating 41 wings in tonight's wing off At P J Whelihan's in Sewell, NJ. She is the first female to qualify for Wing Bowl 26 (Molly Schuyler received a bye).
Dave Brunelli ate 50 wings in last night's Wing Off at P J Whelihan's in Maple Shade, NJ to win a spot in Wing Bowl 26. Adult entertainer Nadia White was runner up with 35 wings, which might be a women's record for a Wing Bowl qualifier.
Qualifiers for Wing Bowl 26 will take place at P J Whelihan's locations in Maple Shade, NJ on January 11, Sewell, NJ on January 18 and Downington, PA on January 23. Winners will receive $100 and a spot in Wing Bowl 26.
Run856 has an article about how Dave "US Male" Goldstein has used running road races to bond with his son Josh, who has Joubert syndrome.
Phily Sports Bar in Runnemede, NJ will hold a taco eating contest on May 2 awarding $200/$150/$100/$50.
Jewish Voices NJ has an interview with Dave Goldstein about running marathons with his wheelchair-bound son Josh. The article bills "US Male" as the 2013 Wing Bowl champion; he was the local winner. (via twitter)
NBC Philadelphia has an article about Dave "US Male" Goldstein running the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday. During the race, he will push his disabled son Josh in a wheelchair. catches up with Bill "El WIngador" Simmons, who is attempting to rebuild his life after being released from prison about a month ago. The five time Wing Bowl winner He served two years of a seven year sentence for cocaine distribution and will be on parole until September 2018. He hopes to write a book about his experience.
On his facebook page, five time Wing Bowl winner Bill "El Wingador" Simmons announced on May 28 that he had been released from incarceration. He began serving a 7 year sentence for cocaine possession in October 2013.
A link to a video of Dave "US Male" Goldstein attempting Cool Dog Cafe's "Homewrecker" challenge appears in Courier Post's list of South Jersey eating challenge.

Pat Bertoletti wins Wing Bowl 23 for 1st competitive eating “major”

Here are the top 10
1 444 Pat Bertoletti – ate 51 wings in final 2 minutes
2 440 Molly Schuyler – first loss in over 15 months
3 280 Notorious Bob Shoudt, top local
4 260 Tiger Wings & Things
5 219 Tim “Gravy” Brown
6-10 Quazy 123 1st half
6-10 Skin & Bones 123 1st half
6-10 El Clownador (Sean Gordon) 113 1st half
6-10 Moe Train 107 1st half
6-10 Matt & Cheese 96 1st half
11 “Love Handles” 95 total according to report
? “Stormin Norman” college winner
DQ Mick Foley – disqualified for cheating

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The Wing Bowl twitter incorrectly claims that this was the closest Wing Bowl Ever. The 2005 and 2011 Wing Bowls were decided by 1 wing.

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PJ Whelihan's in Sewell, NJ will hold a wing eating qualifier for college students tomorrow awarding a spot in Wing Bowl 23.
Jon "Super" Squibb has started a blog at
"Farmer" Bob Garges won last night's Wing Off (final picture) at PJ Whelihan's in Cherry Hill, NJ. The "Ukraine Train" also competed and Dave "US Male" Goldstein used the contest as a training session.
The Wing Off schedule for Wing Bowl 22 has been announced. The first Wing Off will take place on Friday at PJ Whelihan's in West Chester, PA. The finals on January 21 will award a spot in the finals. has an article about the house burger record at Jim's Lunch in Milville, NJ. MLB phenom Mike Trout has reportedly eaten 6 burgers (the top mark is 15.) reports that Bill "El Wingador" Simmons was sentenced with a 7 year prison term today after he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. update Simmons could be out of jail in 4 months if he is accepted into the NJ intensive supervision program and claims he made $1,000 a week distributing drugs.
Results of King Steak Challenge at Gaetano's in Maple Shade, NJ: 1) Wayne Algenio 2) Dimitry "Ukraine Train" Shchupak 3) Dave "US Male" Goldstein 4) Jack Diamond update Sept 8 Joel Podelsky was MC and has a video
Dave "US Male" Goldstein, John "Oink Oink" Bradley, Dimitry "The Ukraine Train" Shchupak and Wayne "Wayney Wonder" Algenio will be competing in a King Cheesesteak eating contest at Gaetano's in Maple Shade, NJ on September 7. Joel Podelsky will MC.
The West Deptford, NJ Patch reports that Bill "El Wingador" Simmons has pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute after he was arrested on June 15, 2012. The Gloucester (NJ) County prosecutor will recommend a seven year prison term for the five time Wing Bowl champion when he is sentenced on September 20, which could be reduced following an intensive supervision program.
Dave "US Male" Goldstein has uploaded a video of Stephanie Torres finishing a 32 inch pizza challenge weighing 9 pounds at Johnny G's in Toms River, NJ. The prize for finishing is $250. update Johnnie Excel reports that he, Stephanie and Dave "US Male" Goldstein finished an 18 pound burger at the North Plainfield Street Fair in 28:17.
Bill "El Wingador" Simmons was at The Monster Factory professional wrestling school in Paulsboro, NJ.
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