Hope everyone had a great 4th of July. The weather here in Jacksonville was sunny and hot. Perfect to be outside. Maybe you had a beer or two. You grilled some hamburgers and hotdogs. Then you ate a one or two and felt extremely full. But if you're Takeru Kobayashi you ate almost 54 hotdogs on your 4th of July as you do every year.
In a country full of obese, junk food, fast food, sweet food obsessed people how do we not dominate? Instead Kobayashi, who somehow is built more like Schwarzenegger than Devito, makes a stop at Coney Island and just consistently out eats everyone in hot dogs. He is the Lance Armstrong of the Tour de France.
This year's great white hope was young Joey Chestnut, who inhaled 52 hot dogs. Judging by the picture above, he still was no match for Kobayashi. Kobayashi, who takes home zero money as the winner, has only lost one time in a hot dog eating contest. He lost to a bear.
Joey's face is a riot. Don't laugh too hard. You know you've made that face one point in your life with unpleasant results.
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