Competitive eater Joey Chestnut won an eating contest and got engaged in the process!
American competitive eater, Joey Chestnut, wins yet another eating contest but also gets engaged in the process! There was no better way to celebrate the 4th of July this weekend than to eat dozens and dozens of hotdogs at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Chestnut is 6 feet tall, 225 pounds and is currently ranked first in the world by the International Federation of Competitive Eating. Check out his two big wins this weekend!
Joey Chestnut proposes to girlfriend before hot dog eating contest pic.twitter.com/EBlSaZHwAE— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) July 4, 2014
60 Hotdogs and One Proposal Later
This weekend, Chestnut competed and won for the eighth time. He ate 61 hotdogs. It was a close one, sources said, as he battled Matt Stonie for the belt. But before he filled his stomach with hotdogs, Chestnut proposed to his longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa on stage who said yes! In 2013, Chestnut at 69 hotdogs at his last competition. Sources say that Chestnut trains by fasting and stretching his stomach with milk, water and protein supplements. What do you think of eating 61 hotdogs consecutively? Sounds like a great way to celebrate Independence Day!
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