Competitive Eating

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An activity in which participants compete against each other to consume large quantities of food in a short time period. Contests typically last less than 15 minutes; the person consuming the most food is the winner
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Patrick, 27, guzzles down 275 jalapenos in just eight minutes, cementing his place as a 'gurgitator'.
The construction manager from San Jose, California, is ranked the number one 'gurgitator' in the world.
As evidence, consider a hilarious recent Harper's profile (by Frederick Kaufman) of eating contests and a champion "gurgitator," a descendant of frontiersman Daniel Boone named Dale.
The gurgitator who emerges victorious in Coney's parking lot in Chattanooga today will get the chance to battle for the mustard-colored world-championship belt at the real Coney Island.
But just as the pioneer Daniel Boone abandoned Boonesboro late in life to settle ever newer territories, the gurgitator Dale Boone could not deny the imperatives of his roving metabolism.
But the US and Japan are the reigning centres for the practice, with the former hosting dozens of events every year where competitors known as "gurgitators" gulp down enormous amounts of hot-dogs, burgers, pies and pancakes.
Stephen went on to tell us about 'hardcore food warriors' and lovely-named 'gurgitators' who throw chicken wings down their throats.
But it's in the US where things get truly disgusting, with professional "gurgitators" vying to see how many chicken wings or hot dogs they can wolf down in 10 minutes.
This documentary looks at the lively characters who''ve become well known to the competition; from contestants in New York''s famous July 4 hot dog contest, where the world''s best 'gurgitators'' wolf down as many hotdogs as they can in 10 minutes, to our very own record-breaking grandad, who claims to hold more food records than anyone alive.
There's New York's July 4 hot dog contest, where the world's best 'gurgitators' wolf down as many hot dogs as they can in 10 minutes, to own record-breaking granddad, who claims to hold more food records than anyone alive.
This programme looks at the lively characters who've become well known to the competition; from contestants in New York's famous July 4 hot dog contest, where the world's best 'gurgitators' wolf down as many hotdogs as they can in 10 minutes, to our very own record-breaking granddad, who claims to hold more food records than anyone alive.
This programme looks at the lively competitors, including the gurgitators in New York's July 4 hotdog contest who wolf down as many hotdogs as they can in 10 minutes, and a granddad who claims to hold more food records than anyone alive.