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Forget about the World Cup or World Series or even the Super Bowl.

The No. 1 competitive sport is the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest at Coney Island, NY.


The legendary Joey Chestnut won for the eighth straight time, downing 61 in the allotted 10 minutes.

While that’s not his personal best of 69, it’s still pretty impressive, if one would call speed gorging impressive.

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