He’s the best eater within the historical past of mankind. Joey Chestnut gained the Nathan’s 2020 Hot Dog Eating Contest by downing a whopping 75 scorching canines.
Who is Joey “Jaws” Chestnut? He’s essentially the most well-known scorching canine eater on the earth! The 36-year-old left followers internationally utterly speechless when he downed a document 75 scorching canines in 10 minutes at Nathan’s 2020 Hot Dog Eating Contest that came about July Four on Coney Island. He as soon as once more destroyed all his different rivals in one thing that at this level seems to be easy for him to perform. The second place winner, Darron Breedon, solely ate 42 scorching canines. Womp womp! Joey is really unmatched in terms of scorching canine consuming contests. Surprisingly the occasion nonetheless came about this 12 months amid the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic whereas many different associated ones had been canceled or pushed again to a later date.
1. This isn’t his first contest win. Joey gained his very first Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2007, defeating champion Takeru Kobayashi. He gained yearly till he was crushed by Matt Stonie in 2015. Since that one stunning loss to Matt, Joey has but to be crushed once more within the annual scorching canine consuming contest on July 4. Joey has turn into the face of consuming contests.
2. Joey isn’t seeking to retire — however he’s thought of it. “I do know finally I’ll give it up for one motive or one other,” Joey instructed MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY. “Both if I’ve a household finally. If I wish to reside a extra regular life and may’t journey as a lot or if ever my well being modifications or if I’ve a well being concern that will be a motive. However I might love… I imply these previous three years I’ve been attempting to eat more healthy and working extra and I hope I can proceed that pattern so I may extend this so long as I can as a result of I’ve had a standard job and I’ve needed to reply to bosses and have had nasty emails and checked schedules and altered orders and I imply I may return to all of that!”
3. Joey is completely open to his future youngsters following in his footsteps. When requested whether or not or not he’ll prepare his youngsters in aggressive consuming, Joey instructed MeSlop: “I don’t learn about coaching them however I might inform them to do no matter makes them glad and I selected a level I wished to do and an organization I wished to work for and it made me glad after which it grew into one thing I might have by no means imagined so I feel do no matter makes you content. At all times attempt new issues and by no means shut any doorways.”
4. Joey proposed to his then-girlfriend on the 2014 contest. Proper earlier than successful the Nathan’s 2014 Hot Dog Eating Contest, Joey proposed to his longtime girlfriend. Sadly, they cut up in early 2015.
5. He doesn’t simply eat scorching canines. Joey is an expert eater. He’s competed in consuming contests of grilled cheese sandwiches, waffles, burgers, wings, pizza, macaroni and cheese, bratwursts and extra. What a life!