Latest Takeru Kobayashi Stories

2014-07-03 08:22:43

Kobayashi, Patrick Bertoletti & Four Other Record-Setting Eaters in World's First Bunless Dog Competition NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 230 FIFTH, Manhattan's largest rooftop

2014-06-24 16:23:35

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: July 4th Hot Dog Eating Madness, featuring Kobayashi. When: Friday, July 4th. Doors open 10am.

2011-06-30 00:00:29

Rent My Vacation Home (RMVH) has rented homes to some of the contestants In the Coney Island, New York, area for the contest set for Monday 4th of July 2011 at noon and can be seen on ESPN .Where $20,000 will be given away and the coveted mustard belt to the person who eats the most hot dogs in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.

2010-05-04 04:20:00

CHICAGO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- What's it like to eat with the big dogs? Nathan's Famous all-beef hot dogs invites everyone to taste the excitement surrounding the 94th annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest held in Coney Island, NY - including a chance to help judge the competition.

2009-07-04 14:17:42

Defending Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut says he practiced hard to successfully retain his crown Saturday in New York. The 25-year-old told the New York Daily News he went into the annual Fourth of July competition in Coney Island confident he would repeat as the hot dog-eating champion of the world. I've been practicing hard, Chestnut said wolfing down a personal high with 68 hot dogs.

2009-05-31 13:36:56

Hall Hunt of Jacksonville, Fla., says a stomach full of confidence and not much else helped him set a state hot dog eating record. The 27-year-old participant in the Florida Hot Dog Eating Championship in Pinellas Park, Fla., managed to down 33 wieners in 10 minutes, shattering the state record by five and easily taking home a championship, The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported Sunday. Every time I go to a contest I'm trying to break the record, Hunt said after Saturday's event.

2009-03-31 15:52:00

World Record and $5,000 in Cash Prizes at-stake April 11th at Great America SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The greatest competitive eaters on the planet will gather at California's Great America on Saturday, April 11th to battle for the first-ever California's Great America Funnel Cake Eating Championship.

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