‘Jaws’ downs 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win US holiday eat-fest

NEW YORK, United States --- Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, a competitive eater, talks like any other athlete. Conditioning is key for pushing the body to its limit, the 33-year-old Californian says. He certainly stretched that limit on Tuesday, downing 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at the annual wiener-eating contest on New York's Coney Island, a tradition that marks every Independence Day holiday in the United States. Chestnut won the competition for the 10th time and improved on the speed-eating tally he posted last summer. In the 2016 edition of the eat-fest at the Nathan's Famous beachside hot dog stand -- it began way back in 1916 -- Chestnut wolfed down 70 hot dogs and bun...Keep on reading: ‘Jaws’ downs 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win US holiday eat-fest

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