<span style="font-size: 20px; font-weight: 900;">Joey Chestnut</span>
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<p><b>Why:</b> What's more American than competing in a hot dog eating contest on the Fourth of July? To over 40,000 people on Coney Island this afternoon, nothing. On the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues, they witnessed Joey Chestnut of San Jose, Calif. inhale a record 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes, which won him his seventh straight Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest championship. [<a href="http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/07/nathans-hot-dog-eating-contest-world-record/">USA Today</a>]<p><br><br></span>

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Joey Chestnut

Trending on: Google Trends

Why: What's more American than competing in a hot dog eating contest on the Fourth of July? To over 40,000 people on Coney Island this afternoon, nothing. On the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues, they witnessed Joey Chestnut of San Jose, Calif. inhale a record 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes, which won him his seventh straight Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest championship. [USA Today]



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