And in 2012, a 32-year-old man died while competitively eating live cockroaches and worms in a contest to win a ball python and, in 2014, a 47-year-old competitive eater
similarly choked to death during a hot dog eating contest.
Kyle Gibson finished it in 21 minutes 56 seconds and rated it "a quality burger".
While most of us would probably struggle to even make a dent in the Terminator 3, professional competitive eater
Kyle Gibson (known as Kyle v Food) has already made light work of it.
And Craig has promised that the well known eating challenges will return, with competitive eater
, Kyle Gibson taking on some of them in the opening week.
The 41-year-old competitive eater
has no problem consuming 62 slices of pizza in 12 minutes, or 337 chicken wings in a half hour.
And Adam Moran, 33 - the UK's number one competitive eater
- can put away 10lbs of grub in under an hour.
Her arch rival is the UK's number one competitive eater
Adam Moran, 33, who has nearly 600,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel Beard Meats Food.
In Tuff, Tuffy Foshay is a drug-slinger, competitive eater
, sumo-wrestling enthusiast, and candidate for city council.
He is more commonly-known by his Youtube name Furious Pete, a professional competitive eater
, with 35 world records to his name.
Legendary competitive eater
and six-time Nathan's Hot Dog Eating champion Kobayashi will also be on hand to enjoy the action.
-- Competitive eater
Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.
But Chestnut made sure the day was memorable, dropping to one knee before live television and a crowd of some 30,000 spectators and proposed to his girlfriend Neslie Ricasa, also a competitive eater