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Joey Chestnut 2018 hot dog eating contest
Joey Chestnut broke his previous world record.  Photo by Ken Hoffman
Joey Chestnut 2018 hot dog eating contest interviewed
Chestnut downed 74 hot dogs. Photo by Ken Hoffman
Joey Chestbut Eric Badlands Booker
Veteran eater Eric "Badlands" Booker.  Photo by Ken Hoffman
Joey Chestbut Miki Sudo 5-time champ
Five-time-champion Miki Sudo.  Photo by Ken Hoffman
Joey Chestnut Ken Hoffman judges hat
Ken Hoffman has judged for 11 years, but he has an idea for even better judges.  Photo by Ken Hoffman