San Jose native Joey Chestnut won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest yet again this year, setting a world record by devouring 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes. He shattered his own record of 68, set last year, and won his seventh consecutive title.
Here are some of the best tweets from his “accomplishment”:
Joey Chestnut just ate about 8 days worth of the recommended calories for a man in 10 minutes.
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) July 4, 2013
Joey Chestnut just gained more than a half a pound PER MINUTE while competing in the hot dog eating contest. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) July 4, 2013
Joey Chestnut just inhaled 1173 grams of fat. Average grams per day for normal American? 40-50. Kids, do not try this at home. — Rick Karle (@RickKarle) July 4, 2013
I was gonna eat some hotdogs for the 4th but Joey Chestnut made me want hamburgers instead. Dude, don’t start eating burgers! — godfrey (@GodfreyComedian) July 4, 2013
Joey Chestnut has 7 straight titles! He is the Lance Armstrong of eating… Time for drug testing in competitive eating.
— Andrew Olsen (@AndrewJayOlsen) July 4, 2013
Joey Chestnut could have supplied an African community for about a month with all them dogs
— Brendan Garry (@Bee_Gee_15) July 4, 2013
I hope Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has an advanced plumbing system on his house.
— Jeff Ostermueller (@JeffOsta) July 4, 2013
Congrats Joey. Enjoy spending the rest of the day in the bathroom.